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WATCH LIVE: Boston Free Speech Rally and Counter-Protests LIVE STREAM

There is a Free Speech Rally taking place in Boston today, a week after the rally in Charlottesville.

A Facebook page promoting the rally posted earlier this week that this event is “in no way affiliated with the Charlottesville rally”:

While we maintain that every individual is entitled to their freedom of speech and defend that basic human right, we will not be offering our platform to racism or bigotry. We denounce the politics of supremacy and violence. We denounce the actions, activities, and tactics of the so-called Antifa movement. We denounce the normalization of political violence…

There is a lot of misinformation in the media slandering our name by likening our organization to those that ran the Charlottesville rally. THIS COULD NOT BE FURTHER FROM THE TRUTH! “I can tell you the march we had in May…That group pulled a permit, they worked very well with us” as stated by Boston Police Commissioner William Evans in a press conference Monday (8/14/17)

A lot of counter-protesters will be showing up as well, and there is concern among local officials about violence breaking out.

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and the Boston Police Department have asked that everyone marching today be respectful and peaceful:

You can watch live coverage from Right Side Broadcasting above, and from CNN below:

[image via CBS Boston / screengrab]

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