Peach state pressure

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“I once answered the phone and all I heard were gunshots. One time I answered the phone and heard, ‘You really should have died in the Holocaust with the rest of your people.’ …This was so far beyond harassment. This was really terrorism.”

— Tanya Gersh, a Jewish woman alleging that her family has been sent hundreds of threatening messages from white supremacists

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