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Thousands of people are expected to protest against a “free speech” rally in Boston on Saturday, August 19, a week after protests turned deadly in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Rally organizer John Medlar says the Boston Free Speech group is not associated with any of the groups that were in Charlottesville last week.
According to the Boston Herald, members from the local Ku Klux Klan plan to attend, but Medlar insists the rally is about free speech, not white supremacy.
We will not tolerate violence or property damage of any kind. If you'll be at the Common today, read our advisory: https://t.co/wFiZX0YA9R
— Mayor Marty Walsh (@marty_walsh) August 19, 2017