Over several days this week, hundreds of anti-Semitic fliers have turned up on doorsteps in neighborhoods in Maryland and nearby Washington D.C., a report says.
Among other places, the hate-filled papers have appeared in Chevy Chase, Maryland, as well as D.C.’s Takoma neighborhood on Wednesday and Thursday this week.
A report in The Washington Post reveals that the fliers have been seen in the recent past, as well, and have turned up in D.C. neighborhoods such as “Bloomingdale, Cleveland Park, Friendship Heights, Georgetown and Mount Pleasant; in other neighborhoods in Chevy Chase; and in Arlington and Alexandria.”
The two-page fliers are filled with false quotes and attacks on Jews.
Police are investigating the source of the unwanted handouts, though, there may not have been any laws broken. Officers in Alexandria, D.C., Montgomery County, and other affected jurisdictions have all stated that they don’t think a crime was committed and none are sure if the fliers constitute a violation of any “hate speech” laws.
Some Jewish residents have said that they are alarmed by the fliers, and some even feel somewhat unsafe in their own homes as a result.
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