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Hatewatch Headlines 9/27/2018

Wed, 09/26/2018 - 19:45
‘POTUS Shield’ sees Satan behind Kavanaugh woes; Right-wing media fall for 4chan hoax; Anti-discrimination official claimed hate crimes are hoaxes; and more.

American anti-LGBT groups battling same-sex marriage in Romania

Wed, 09/26/2018 - 13:56
On Sept. 11, 2018, an overwhelming majority of Romanian senators voted to rewrite the constitutional definition of a family in a move that will potentially prohibit the legalization of same-sex marriage (107-13, with seven abstentions).

Aryan Brotherhood member gets 20 years for racial assault

Wed, 09/26/2018 - 12:26
After admitting guilt, an Aryan Brotherhood member was sentenced this week to 20 years in a Georgia prison for shooting at a black man whose car momentarily blocked a driveway.

Hatewatch Headlines 9/26/2018

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 22:59
YouTube’s designs facilitates radicalization; ‘Kekistan’ flag gets contractor fired; 3-D gun activist gets the boot at company after arrest; and more.

Police intervened to stop a Proud Boy from becoming violent at a 'Free Alex Jones' event in Austin

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 19:22
At a "Free Alex Jones" demonstration in Austin they claimed was all about free speech, Patriot Prayer and the Proud Boys fell back on their typical playbook: threats and physical intimidation.

Top 10 moments from the 2018 Values Voter Summit

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 15:27
Last year, the Values Voter Summit (VVS) was the site of a great celebration.

The Hatewatch Blog comments section

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 07:23
Hatewatch has decided to discontinue the comments section on the blog effective immediately. 

Hatewatch Headlines 9/25/2018

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 21:49
Wisconsin ICE raids target homes, businesses; Charlottesville forced Reddit to change; Soros is an unhealthy obsession among Texas pols; and more.

Antigovernment extremist faces trial for killing two police officers

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 13:30
A Florida resident accused of killing two police officers last summer is the latest addition to the growing list of domestic antigovernment extremists known as sovereign citizens who have commited serious crimes including a number of other murders.

SPLC: Trump administration should reject Alabama Medicaid waiver application

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 12:40
The SPLC on Monday urged the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to reject Alabama’s application for a waiver that would allow the state to impose work requirements on adult caregivers of dependent children.

SPLC statement on Trump administration's proposal to punish legal immigrants for seeking public assistance

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 12:39
News that the Trump administration is proposing to penalize lawful immigrants for accessing health care, food and housing assistance and other government programs shows how far this administration will go to rip apart immigrant communities.

Days after guilty plea, Matthew Heimbach re-emerges in new alliance with National Socialist Movement

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 12:01
Just days after pleading guilty to beating his former financial backer, Matthew Heimbach has re-emerged in public, this time as the community outreach director for the National Socialist Movement (NSM).

Hatewatch Headlines 9/24/2018

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 20:24
Amazon’s library of white nationalist screeds; PayPal bans Alex Jones, Infowars; Hate crime suspect dies in wild Miami shootout; and more.

New Jersey sheriff caught on tape making racist comments about 'the blacks'

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 11:00
In secret audio recordings published Thursday, the elected sheriff of Bergen County, New Jersey, could be heard making racist comments about “the blacks” and saying the state’s Sikh attorney general was appointed because of “the turban.”

Federal court blocks North Carolina law that stripped rights from farmworkers

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 08:10
A federal court this week blocked a North Carolina law that prevented farmworkers from organizing and making collective bargaining agreements with employers, as a legal challenge against the law proceeds.

Hatewatch Headlines 9/21/2018

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 21:36
‘Christian persecution,’ white power’s new disguise; Facebook reviews policy on white nationalism; Why do racists keep joining the GOP? And more.

Weekend Read: Trump Admin embraces anti-LGBT hate, again

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 14:57
The Family Research Council (FRC) uses discredited research and junk science to attack and vilify LGBT people. It claims they’re incestuous and “violent,” for example, a danger to children and society.

After judge's ruling, Confederate monument in San Antonio park is history

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 13:14
A monument to Confederate soldiers that stood in a San Antonio, Texas, park for more than 100 years is now history.

Cody Wilson is on the lam with $1 million in bitcoin

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 10:13
Notorious crypto-anarchist and antigovernment extremist Cody Rutledge Wilson left the country on a flight to Thailand after he was alerted of an impending investigation against him for his alleged sexual assault of a minor.

Navy vet with history of promoting Nazi, white supremacist ideas charged with possession of machine gun; Feds say he pledged to commit hate crime

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 08:40
A U.S. Navy veteran with a history of promoting neo-Nazi and white supremacist ideas is being held for a psychiatric evaluation after police say he promised to commit a hate crime and had access to a machine gun.