Last week, an immigrant from Mexico told me that her teenage son was run down by some guys in a car and almost killed.

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That happened in Springfield and luckily her son wasn’t badly hurt.  But, I worry that these types of attacks will increase in Springfield just like they are increasing around the country.  Check out this editorial from the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Intelligence Report.  SPLC tracks hate crimes around the country as well as working to defend the rights of immigrants and others.

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