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‘POTUS Shield’ sees Satan behind Kavanaugh woes; Right-wing media fall for 4chan hoax; Anti-discrimination official claimed hate crimes are hoaxes; and more.
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).
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.
YouTube’s designs facilitates radicalization; ‘Kekistan’ flag gets contractor fired; 3-D gun activist gets the boot at company after arrest; and more.
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.
Last year, the Values Voter Summit (VVS) was the site of a great celebration.
Hatewatch has decided to discontinue the comments section on the blog effective immediately.
Wisconsin ICE raids target homes, businesses; Charlottesville forced Reddit to change; Soros is an unhealthy obsession among Texas pols; and more.
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.
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
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
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).
Amazon’s library of white nationalist screeds; PayPal bans Alex Jones, Infowars; Hate crime suspect dies in wild Miami shootout; and more.
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.”
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.
‘Christian persecution,’ white power’s new disguise; Facebook reviews policy on white nationalism; Why do racists keep joining the GOP? And more.
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.
A monument to Confederate soldiers that stood in a San Antonio, Texas, park for more than 100 years is now history.
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
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.