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“Free Speech Rally” Cut Short After Thousands of Counterprotesters Flood Boston

Around 15,000 counterprotesters marched through the streets of Boston on Saturday to condemn neo-Nazis and white nationalists as right-wing activists planned a “Free Speech Rally.” There were hundreds of police officers on hand to prevent a repeat of the violence that descended on Charlottesville last week and left a woman dead, but in the end the rally seems to have disbanded early after the conservative activsts were vastly outnumbered by the counterprotesters.
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