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on August 27, 2017 in World News

San Francisco Congratulates Itself on Shutting Down Free Speech

by Joel B. Pollak San Francisco city leaders were exultant Saturday after the controversial Patriot Prayer group was forced to shut down a planned demonstration due to threats of violence. Mayor Ed Lee praised counter-demonstrators who had marched across the city, as well as those who marched near the designated site for the protest. ““They made sure the themes of love and compassion dominated over hate speech,” he said at City Hall, according to SFGate.com. Bay Area public radio station KQED reported that leaders in San Francisco and Alameda counties — where a similar rally was denied a permit...

by Joel B. Pollak San Francisco city leaders were exultant Saturday after the controversial Patriot Prayer group was forced to shut down a planned demonstration due to threats of violence. Mayor Ed Lee praised counter-demonstrators who had marched across...

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