Below is a press release from some of the organizers of the event:
WILMINGTON, MA — Confirmed speakers have been announced for the Back the Blue and Trump Too Rally being held on the Wilmington Common on Sunday, August 16, 2020 starting at 2 PM:
- Jim Lyons – Chairman of the Massachusetts Republican Party
- Tom Hodgson – Bristol County Sheriff and Trump Campaign Chairman for Massachusetts
- Rayla Campbell – Candidate for U.S. Congress
- John Paul Moran – Candidate for U.S. Congress
- Kevin O’Connor – Candidate for U.S. Senate
- Alec DiFruscia – Candidate for State Representative
- Tom Duggan – Owner/Publisher of the Valley Patriot, and son of Lawrence Patrolman Thomas Duggan, who was killed in the line of duty
Master of Ceremonies will be award winning journalist Kelli O’Hara.
The National Anthem will be performed by Guinness World Record holder Alan St. Louis, of Nashua NH.
The rally, organized by Wilmington residents, is in opposition to calls for de-funding the police. It is also in response to concerns about Police Reform Bill S.2800 , and the negative impact it could have on community law enforcement.
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