Tag Archives: Boston

Nazi Leader Arrested At Boston Drag Event Protest

Boston’s ABC affiliate reports: A member of a white supremacist group and two other people were arrested Saturday in the Jamaica Plain neighborhood of Boston as they marched and chanted during a meeting of LGBTQ community members. City officials said the group, National Socialist Club or NSC-131, was protesting during a drag queen story hour event at the Loring Greenough …

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Boston LGBTQ Senior Housing Site Defaced By Haters

Boston.com reports: An LGBTQ-friendly senior housing project in Boston’s Hyde Park neighborhood was found vandalized with hate speech Sunday morning. LGBTQ Senior Housing Inc., a Massachusetts non-profit that works to create affordable housing for LGBTQ+ seniors, said in a Facebook post Sunday that signs at The Pryde — their current housing project in Hyde Park — had anti-LGBTQ+ hate speech …

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Patriot Front Extremists March In Downtown Boston

The Boston Herald reports: A group of about 100 marchers identifying themselves by flyers as belonging to the white nationalist group the Patriot Front, cut through the heart of downtown Saturday sparking a confrontation. A scanner call came in at around 12:30 p.m. announcing that a group had gone up to a rental truck parked in the area of the …

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Man In “God” Shirt Charged In Satanic Temple Arson

Boston’s ABC News affiliate reports: A Massachusetts man is facing multiple charges as he stands accused of intentionally setting a fire at the Satanic Temple in Salem. Salem police said 42-year-old Daniel Damien Lucey, of Chelsea, was arrested late Friday night after a fire was reported at the temple on Bridge Street. According to police, they received numerous 911 calls …

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Red-Caped Catholic Loons Demand Boston Deny Flag Of Satanic Temple: “A Grave Spiritual Danger To The City”

Via press release from the red-caped Catholic loons: Satanists are trying to fly a Satanic flag over the Boston City Hall to celebrate “Satanic Appreciation Week.” After the Boston City Council refused to allow a Satanic invocation, the Satanic Temple has continued to plague the city to promote Satanic ideology. Often, the Satanic Temple’s flags contain a goat skull, or …

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Satanic Temple Requests Flag At Boston City Hall

Mass Live reports: The Satanic Temple is hoping to raise one of its flags in front of Boston City Hall after the Supreme Court ruled Boston violated free speech rights when it refused to fly a Christian group’s flag. “Religious Liberty is a bedrock principle in a democracy, and Religious Liberty is dependent upon government viewpoint neutrality,” Lucien Greaves, cofounder …

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Sony Playstation Sparks Bomb Panic At Boston Airport

NBC News reports: Passengers at Boston Logan International Airport faced confusion, panic and delays on Easter Sunday after concerns over a suspicious package sparked an evacuation and a visit from the state police bomb squad. In a statement Sunday, Massachusetts State Police said their bomb squad had been called to Terminal A just after 4 p.m. after security staff spotted …

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Boston Area To Face Brunt Of Weekend Nor’easter

The Weather Channel reports: Winter Storm Kenan will develop into a powerful nor’easter over the western Atlantic beginning late Friday, bringing heavy snow, strong winds and coastal flooding to parts of the East Coast. Winter storm watches have been issued by the National Weather Service for Friday night and Saturday from parts of southern New England southward through the coastal …

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Anti-Vax Boston Man Denied Heart Transplant [VIDEO]

Boston’s CBS News affiliate reports: David Ferguson is speaking out passionately on behalf of his son DJ. He says the 31-year-old is fighting for his life at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and in desperate need of a heart transplant. “My son has gone to the edge of death to stick to his guns and he’s been pushed to the limit,” …

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SCOTUS Poised To OK Christian Flag At Boston City Hall

The Washington Post reports: Supreme Court justices Tuesday generally seemed to think it was a mistake for the city of Boston to refuse a ceremonial city hall flag-raising to a Christian group when it had never turned down such a request from any other organization. But it was the First Amendment follow-ups that created concern. What about a request from …

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Suspended Anti-Vax Cop Refuses To Leave Restaurant

The Boston Herald reports: Embattled Boston Police sergeant and founder of an anti-vaccine mandate group, Shana Cottone, sparred with officers over her refusal to show proof of her vaccination status in a restaurant Saturday as the city’s new vaccination requirements took effect. During a nearly hourlong video, Cottone and several other women sit and eat two large pizzas in violation …

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Progressive Michelle Wu Easily Elected Boston Mayor

The Boston Globe reports: Michelle Wu, the 36-year-old daughter of Taiwanese immigrants and a Boston Public Schools mother who pitched a once parochial city on an unabashedly progressive agenda, captured the Boston mayoralty by a wide margin on Tuesday, shattering barriers to mark a new era in one of the nation’s most durable bastions of white male political power. Wu …

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Boston Pride Dissolves Amid Inclusion Criticisms

The Boston Globe reports: Boston Pride, the organization that for decades has organized the city’s annual LGBTQ parade, is dissolving amid a controversy over inclusion, the group’s board of directors said. The announcement, posted to the organization’s website Friday afternoon, came one month after Pride board president Linda DeMarco said she would resign this summer in response to complaints that …

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Liberty Counsel Vows To Appeal To SCOTUS After Federal Court Again Rejects “Christian Flag” Lawsuit

Boston’s Universal Hub reports: For the second time in 18 months, a federal appeals court in Boston has told Hal Shurtleff that he has no right to raise a flag with a large cross on it over City Hall Plaza. As the US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit ruled in 2019, and as a federal district court judge …

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Boston “Straight Pride” Organizer Arrested For Rioting

Mass Live reports: Suzanne Ianni, 59, of Natick, and Mark G. Sahady, of Malden, were taken into custody without incident at their respective homes, the FBI said on Tuesday. They are expected for initial appearances in U.S. District Court in Boston on Tuesday. Ianni and Sahady are each charged with knowingly and entering or remaining in any restricted building or …

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Boston Red Sox Post Black Lives Matter Billboard

Boston’s CBS News affiliate reports: The Boston Red Sox have placed a massive Black Lives Matter billboard visible to drivers along the Massachusetts Turnpike. The massive billboard features the words Black Lives Matter in Red Sox font on a black background with the Red Sox logo at the end. Earlier this year, the Red Sox showed their support for the …

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Columbus Statues Destroyed In Boston And Richmond

The Richmond Dispatch reports: About a thousand protesters gathered around the city’s monument to Christopher Columbus in Byrd Park on Tuesday evening to stand in solidarity with indigenous peoples. After about seven speakers, the crowd began to march down Arthur Ashe Boulevard, chanting “take it down.” Less than two hours later, they did just that. Upon returning to Byrd Park …

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Boston Marathon Canceled For First Time In Its History

ESPN reports: Organizers canceled the Boston Marathon on Thursday for the first time in its history, bowing to the social distancing requirements of the coronavirus outbreak and ending a 124-year run that had persisted through two World Wars, a volcanic eruption and even another pandemic. The race, which draws a field of 30,000 and already had been postponed from April …

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US Wave Of Cancellations: Parades, Schools, Sports

The Boston Herald reports: The two big South Boston St. Patrick’s Day traditions of a parade in the streets and a breakfast for area VIPs have been canceled over fears of the spreading coronavirus, officials announced Monday night. “In collaboration with Congressman Lynch, Councilors Flaherty and Flynn, Senator Collins, Representative Biele, and David Falvey from the South Boston Allied War …

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Hometown Boston Globe Endorses Elizabeth Warren

From the editorial board of the Boston Globe: In December 2018, this editorial board expressed doubt that Elizabeth Warren should run for president. She has proved us wrong and has shaped the course of the race for the better. The electorate, at least in recent polls and in the early states, is signaling its preference for the profound change that …

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