UPDATE: group claims responsibility for white supremacist fliers found outside Lexington homes
UPDATE 11/19/20 8:30 p.m.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- White supremacist fliers found outside Lexington homes this week are connected to similar fliers distributed in August, according to a group that claims it’s responsible for both.
After seeing this story about the fliers, Ronald Murray, Vice-President of 14 First the Foundation, emailed ABC 36 to clarify his group distributed the fliers found this week and those found in August.
“Hello and good evening. My name is Ronald Murray and I am the Vice-President of 14 First the Foundation. I am contacting you about the confusion on whether or not these flyers are from the same organization as the ones distributed in the Lexington area in August, and it is,” Murray wrote.
Murray spoke to ABC 36 about the fliers in August.
Murray said then those fliers weren’t hateful.
“That is a byproduct of the abundance of love. I am a firm believer that wants you to have an abundance of love for them for their culture, where they come from and be so devoted to making the service better, that it automatically appears as though his hatred towards others when it’s not hatred. It’s indifference,” he said.
ORIGINAL STORY 11/19/20 7 p.m.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Hate fliers found outside Lexington homes seem to be from the same group that distributed similar fliers in August.
According to the Kentucky Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), someone left a packet with Neo-Nazi, white supremacist propaganda outside a Muslim family’s home.
Lexington police say an officer took a report Thursday morning and the department is investigating.
A group named 14 First the Foundation distributed similar fliers in August.
The new fliers have the group’s name and phone number on them.
Police say a detective will consider whether the new fliers are connected to those from August.
Members of Lexington’s Jewish community spoke out against the flyers in August.
Now, they’re doing it again.
“Especially in light of the recent attack on the Chabad at UK Jewish Student Center, it is incumbent upon us to make our voices heard in opposition to such views,” Rabbi Shlomo Litvin wrote, referring to damage to the center in an apparent hate crime earlier this month.