Sen. Blumenthal: Funding needed for security at religious organizations

Connecticut

After the recent attacks on several different religious centers and faith leades, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal is urging congress to increase funding for security measures. 

Senator Blumenthal says that with the rise of hate groups across the country, this funding is needed to ensure leaders and members of religious organizations are safe to attend services in peace.

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Senator Blumenthal will make the announcement at 10:30 a.m. Friday in Hartford

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