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Connecticut Residents Will Join Counterprotesters At Boston Rally

Connecticut Residents Will Join Counterprotesters At Boston Rally

When Debra Cohen joins thousands of counterprotesters on the Boston Common Saturday she’ll be thinking about her father.

Cohen is going to Boston to protest a rally scheduled by the Boston Free Speech Coalition that has attracted far-right speakers and that many fear will be a repeat of the recent white nationalist gathering in Virginia that was marred by violence.

“I cannot stand the thought that the danger and worse that my father and so many other people like him faced when they fought in the second World War would eventually end up for nothing,” she said.

Organizers say the Free Speech Coalition’s event is not related to white nationalism or Nazism and they are not...

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