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It's Our Country

Submitted by ub on Thu, 11/07/2019 - 09:19

Whenever someone hears the phrase "Go back to your country" coming out of some moron's mouth, he or she must respond "This is our country.

Regardless of our political leanings, this past election bring front and center our need to better understand each other's beliefs. More importantly, is a concern for public safety and a need to protect those who defend themselves.

We all came from somewhere else, but unfortunately, variations of those words have been spoken at least 800 times over the past years during the commission of alleged hate crimes, according to a database compiled by HuffPost and ProPublica.
Twenty percent of the perpetrators invoked the president’s name or campaign slogans as a means of intimidation. https://www.huffpost.com/entry/methodology-go-back-to-your-country-docu…

Most recently a Milwaukee man was attacked and burned with acid Friday night after being told he didn’t belong in this country.
https://abc7.com/5670872/?utm_source=The+Marshall+Project+Newsletter&ut…

‪Man charged with hate crime in Milwaukee acid attack https://www.nbcnews.com/news/latino/man-charged-hate-crime-milwaukee-ac… @nbcnews‬

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