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The Cops, the Klan, and the Pulpit

Their Long Intertwined History

Fruitland Park, FL (Orlando Metropolitan Area)

I don’t know whether the chicken came before the egg, but the order is clear when it comes to the Klan, the police, and the church in America. The church came first, and although Europeans that arrived in America claimed to be seeking religious freedom. Many states did have official religions until the 1830s. The police came second, with forces…




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