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Spokane Human Rights Task Force plans press conference to stand united against hate

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SPOKANE, Wash. -

The Spokane County Human Rights Task Force, joined by several community organizations, elected officials and law enforcement leaders are planning a press conference Tuesday.

The Task Force says the press conference is to stand united as a community and address "concerning and recent local incidents incidents that have caused fear to rise in our community and threatens to divide us."

"Our community is so much more and stronger than the negative and hate filled ideas of the few," the Task Force wrote in a release Monday.  "Together, we stand in solidarity to denounce these hate filled beliefs and rhetoric as we emphatically state in one clear and loud voice, “Hateful acts have no place in our community.  Not today, not ever.  We stand united as a community to denounce those who act out of hated toward anyone.”

The press conference is scheduled for 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday.        

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