On May 26, 2021, Sen. Eric Lesser presented an amendment to raise support for organizations facing domestic terrorism and hate crimes through nonprofit security grants to his colleagues in the Massachusetts State Senate.

These are his remarks as given.

Senator Lesser delivering his remarks on the floor of the Massachusetts State Senate

Thank you, Mr. President, and through you to the members. I rise in support of Amendment #613, funding for nonprofit security grants.

Mr. President, On the morning of Thursday, April 2, 2020, as the coronavirus pandemic raged, a 36-year-old man from a small town in Western Massachusetts filled…










Eric Lesser

Massachusetts State Senator, First Hampden & Hampshire District, @AlisonSilberEsq's husband, Rose, Nora & David’s father #mapoli

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