“COVID-19 is no excuse for racism, xenophobia, or hate,” Grewal said. “Discrimination and harassment in violation of New Jersey law remains illegal even if it occurs against the backdrop of a global pandemic. Now, more than ever, we should recognize that we’re all in this together. Words and actions that divide us won’t make any of us safer or stronger.”
He is urging citizens to snitch on their fellow man during the coronavirus crisis in case someone’s feelings get hurt.
Hate is contagious, too. Help us stop the spread.— AG Gurbir Grewal (@NewJerseyOAG) March 19, 2020
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