Wednesday, August 16, 2017

"I think kindness and goodness prevailed”

From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin:

"Hate is difficult to track. 
The Southern Poverty Law Center, which tracks hate groups across the country, has pegged a single group in the MetroWest and Milford area - Framingham-based Concerned Citizens and Friends of Illegal Immigration Law Enforcement (CCFIILE) – out of 12 groups in Massachusetts. 
The most recent numbers from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which tracks hate crimes across the country, have 411 such crimes reported in Massachusetts in 2015. Six came from the Milford or MetroWest area, and none were as high profile as the Charlottesville, Virginia rally that ended in a woman’s death last weekend. 
That doesn’t mean those six incidents and one group haven’t been harmful, civil rights groups say."

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sign on some Franklin lawns
sign on some Franklin lawns

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