We may be seeing more states adopting measures like this as a wave of anti-immigrant sentiment is rising across the country based largely on rhetoric from last year’s presidential election.
Madison Mayor Paul Soglin reiterated his stance that Madison is a community dedicated to the belief in the value of each individual regardless of their background and in the importance of diversity. This statement strongly echoes our values at We Are Many. The press release is available to view below:
WKOW aired a 10+ minute interview with our own Masood Akhtar and Joshua Ben-Gideon speaking about the rise in hate-based speech and actions targeting Jewish communities around the country. Our movement was created specifically to bring people together to stand up and speak out against acts like this.
Watch the video here: