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Hatewatch Headlines 5/17/2018

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 22:06
Canadian coffee baron outed as alt-right podcaster; Trump calls border crossers ‘animals’; Whistleblower warns of vote-suppression campaign; and more.

Wyoming sovereign citizen killed in shootout with police

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 13:02
Sunday, May 6, 2018, was not a typical afternoon for two police officers responding to a citizen’s complaint of a man teaching a 3-year old child how to drive a car within the city limits of Casper, Wyoming.

Pool of candidates for second Charlottesville rally shrinks

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 12:28
​If there is a second Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, it will be with a much smaller affair with a different cast of characters.

How the World Congress of Families serves Russian Orthodox political interests

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 11:13
Hacked emails show how the American-run World Congress of Families advanced Russian political interests in Europe while offering Russian Orthodox oligarchs an entry point into U.S.-based Christian evangelical networks. 

SPLC helps LGBT student assert her right to wear prom tuxedo

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 10:51
While many teenagers were figuring out what to wear to senior prom, Britney had already chosen the outfit that perfectly suited her personal style: a black tuxedo – with matching suspenders – and a bright yellow bowtie.

Hatewatch Headlines 5/16/2018

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 20:31
Trump tweets correlate with hate crimes spike; Police mislabeling anti-LGBT crimes; ICE sending kids seeking asylum to adult centers; and more.

10 things you need to know about Tony Perkins and the Family Research Council

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 15:54
​Tony Perkins, the president of anti-LGBT hate group Family Research Council (FRC), has been appointed to the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom. He will remain with FRC while serving the two-year term, according to an FRC press release on May 15.

Hate group leader appointed to U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 14:06
It’s deeply disturbing that Tony Perkins has been appointed to the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom. 

Family Research Council head Tony Perkins tapped for religion commission

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 13:20
The head of the hate group Family Research Council (FRC) has been tapped for a spot on the International Religious Commission, taking his anti-Muslim and anti-LGBT views to a federal board overseeing religious freedom violations around the globe.

Anti-Muslim roundup: 5/15/18

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 12:15
The following is a list of activities and events of anti-Muslim organizations. Organizations listed as anti-Muslim hate groups are designated with an asterisk (*).

Jury convicts suspect of firearms count in mosque shooting plan

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 12:06
A federal jury in Florida has convicted a 69-year-old man of a firearms charge related to his plan to shoot up a mosque because of his expressed hatred for Muslims.

How Matthew Heimbach will spend part of his summer

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 09:58
Matthew Heimbach will spend the early part of his summer in jail.

Hatewatch Headlines 5/15/2018

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 17:56
Americans don’t understand white supremacy; ACT for America encourages spying; Arpaio ruling could undermine civil rights law; and more.

SPLC: State Medicaid waiver requirements disproportionately affect communities of color

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 15:03
Medicaid waiver proposals that subject recipients to bureaucratic hurdles such as work requirements are having a disparate impact on communities of color.

Anti-immigrant roundup: 5/14/18

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 09:23
The following is a list of activities and events of anti-immigrant organizations and individuals. Organizations listed as anti-immigrant hate groups are designated with an asterisk.

Hatewatch Headlines 5/14/2018

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 00:16
Now Infowars leaps off the ‘QAnon’ bandwagon; Where did angry white men come from? Social media feeding the rise of extremism; and more.

Weekend Read: When calling yourself a fascist is "edgy"

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 11:33
A copy of Mein Kampf. A photo of Timothy McVeigh. A North Korean flag over the couch. An American flag for a doormat. And over the kitchen table, a banner for the hate group Atomwaffen Division.

Suspects in Florida anti-gay assault now face hate crime enhancement

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 09:24
Prosecutors in Florida on Thursday added hate-crime enhancement charges against four men previously arrested for attacking a couple during last month’s annual gay pride parade in South Beach, near Miami.

Hatewatch Headlines 5/11/2018

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 01:11
Russia-linked company registered alt-right sites; Vote suppressor says it out loud; ‘America First’ adviser spouts pro-Nazi hate; and more.

Hatewatch Headlines 5/10/2018

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 22:08
Kanye’s comments fortify old white myths; Algorithms and the rise of the alt-right; ‘White genocide’ theory continues to spread globally; and more.