Among the many to weigh in on these issues, the New England First Amendment Coalition (NEFAC) has released a compelling statement... It’s on the money, and so informative and forward-looking that we thought it was our duty to excerpt it here...
Violence in Boston
“Roger Stone coming to the city of Boston is another indicator of racism, misogyny, and sexism being accepted in this city by people in power."
Between the protesters, the counterprotesters, the media, the cops, and a handful of trolls, countless stories unfolded in Boston last weekend. These are several we encountered…
The panicked calls came from my friends and family—including my poor old mother, who was afraid I would be shot—right around the time that I arrived on Boston Common on Saturday.
Where were these nazis anyway? Where were they coming from? Did they take Uber?
In the interest of doing better than those who are paying more attention to right-wing extremists than they are to the Bostonians speaking out, here are some of the points coming from the groups that are planning a counter-protest and march starting in Roxbury tomorrow at 10 am.