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Quincy men facing civil rights charges for homophobic slurs

Two men who work at a downtown bar were arraigned on civil rights charges Thursday with prosecutors claiming they shouted homophobic slurs before battering a man who was waiting for a train at South Station.

The alleged victim, who was punched in the head and left with a broken nose in a pool of blood early Saturday morning, told police that the men began taunting him because of the way he was dressed.

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