Officer: I quit Proud Boys over fears of ‘far-left’ attacks

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MICHAEL KUNZELMAN Associated Press A Connecticut police officer who belonged to a far-right group accused a civil rights organization’s leader, who had complained to his department, of trying to “silence conservative voices,” according to a letter obtained by The Associated Press. In his letter, addressed to East Hampton’s police chief, Officer Kevin Wilcox said he was a dues-paying Proud Boys member for about eight months. But he said he quit the group because he suspected its members would be attacked by “far-left political organizations” and labeled as bigots due to their “love” for President Donald Trump. The AP obtained a copy of Wilcox’s July 31 letter in response to a public records request. The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law called for Wilcox'
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