From the Editor

From the Editor

SLO County isn’t immune to hate speech

This year’s presidential election has spawned an increase nationwide in racist language, hateful intimidation and harassment — accelerating efforts by groups and clergy to combat hate and prompting Pope Francis to warn against what he called a “virus of polarization” and hostility targeting people of different nationalities, races or beliefs. Here in San Luis Obispo County, we are not immune to racism, anti-Semitism and other forms of hatred.

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