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New Maine group forms to speak out against hate crimes, bias

PORTLAND, Maine — A coalition of nonprofit groups has joined to create unifymaine, an organization designed to call attention to reports of bias incidents and hate crimes throughout Maine.

The mission of unifymaine is “to present a united front of Mainers from all walks of life” against hate crimes and bias incidents, to make Mainers aware of such incidents and to “loudly tell traditionally targeted groups that the majority of Mainers do not support hatred in any form,” a release from the new said Wednesday.

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