Hateful Graffiti Found outside Officials' District Office
The NYPD Hate Crime Task Force is investigating after hateful graffiti was found on the offices of several local officials.
The latest discovery was made monday morning outside of the district offices of Senator Michael Gianaris, Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas and Councilmember Costa Constantinides. The perpetrator drew "Obama" with a gay slur following his name.
It is the second time this month graffiti was found at the offices.
The elected officials have been vocal opponents against the Trump administration’s executive orders.
Senator Gianaris issued a statement saying, "We can assure our community that these hateful actions will not silence our opposition towards policies we consider un-American, and we will continue to fight for those who need our help no matter the cost."
Similar statements were issued by the other local officials.