Racism has flared anew in our country in recent years.
Parts of our region were hospitable to racists, including Klan members, nearly a century ago. But white supremacist recruiting posters have shown up in recent months in Grants Pass and other communities.
Yes, there is free speech, but police also have some tools, in particular if it is hate speech.
Grants Pass Public Safety Chief Bill Landis talks about hate posters in his city and how police can respond.