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Boston "Free Speech Rally" Concludes Without Major Incidents, 27 Arrested

In the end, fears that today's "Free Speech Rally" would devolve into another Charlottesville, proved unfounded. Boston had braced itself with hundreds of police officers to ensure that the day didn't have the same deadly outcome of the Charlottesville protests last week. However, opponents of the right-wing took over the rally, chanting anti-Nazi slogans and waving signs condemning white nationalism.
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