Massachusetts State Police bomb squad, the FBI and fire departments were called when organisers of Boston’s Straight Pride parade received envelopes filled with a “granular” substance, which turned out to be glitter.
The group known as Super Happy Fun America (SHFA) called 911 on Monday (July 1) after being sent three envelopes filled with no return address. Inside each were bible passages and a substance which police later confirmed was coloured glitter.
SHFA leader John Hugo said it was an act of “terrorism,” while the group’s treasurer Samson Racioppi described the recipients as “victims.”
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