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Longtime antigovernment militia organizer calls for 'lone wolf' action against antifa

Thu, 12/20/2018 - 09:49
An antigovernment extremist who has called Islam a mental disorder and urged his followers to shoot black women and children has issued another call to violence, posting a video on his Facebook page urging members of the Patriot movement to engage in “lone wolf” action against antifa.

Hatewatch Headlines 12/20/2018

Wed, 12/19/2018 - 23:23
Facebook’s moment of reckoning arrives; Advertisers abandon Tucker Carlson; ADF seeks expansion of Jim Crow-era exemption; and more.

Violence at 'Unite the Right' led to a life lost and others forever changed

Wed, 12/19/2018 - 09:44
When James Alex Fields Jr. drove his car into a crowd of counterprotesters after the “Unite the Right” rally, it was a manifestation of hate that impacted the lives of dozens of people as well as a central Virginia town.

Hatewatch Headlines 12/19/2018

Wed, 12/19/2018 - 01:55
Trump still thinks he’s winning on immigration; Ten days, four hate crimes; White supremacist groups use IRS loophole to make millions; and more.

Oregon neo-Nazi Jimmy Marr hospitalized after street fight

Tue, 12/18/2018 - 16:49
Oregon neo-Nazi Jimmy Marr, well known to locals for driving around in a truck painted with swastikas and various white supremacist slogans, was hospitalized Monday following what police described as a “large fight involving multiple people.”

Oath Keepers 'Call to Action' for Flynn sentencing a bust

Tue, 12/18/2018 - 16:37
After whipping up fears that violent protesters were being bussed in across the country — leading the nation’s largest antigovernment militia group to issue an urgent “Call to Action” — only a handful of supporters of Lt. General Michael Flynn appeared outside the U.S. District Courthouse Tuesday for Flynn’s scheduled sentencing.

The American anti-LGBT movement goes to Italy

Tue, 12/18/2018 - 14:27
Powerful U.S.-based anti-LGBT hate groups, including the World Congress of Families (WCF), are working alongside global online petition platform CitizenGO to train, meet with and support three influential anti-LGBT groups in Italy, a Hatewatch investigation reveals.

Court docs: Suspects in 'Martyr's Day' beating of black man were wearing Crew 38 attire

Tue, 12/18/2018 - 13:12
Several people arrested in the “Martyr’s Day” beating of a black man at a Lynnwood, Washington, bar were sporting T-shirts and patches of the racist skinhead group Crew 38, according to recently released court records.

SPLC: Trump’s school safety commission recommendations would make schools less safe

Tue, 12/18/2018 - 10:16
The Federal Commission on School Safety—established by President Trump following the tragic school shooting in Parkland, Florida, and led by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos—released a report today that recommends withdrawing the 2014 Department of Justice and Department of Education legal guidance on discriminatory discipline.

Hatewatch Headlines 12/18/2018

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 21:54
YouTube has become an online radicalization machine; Fake news travels faster on Twitter; Banner desecrates Fields victim’s church; and more.

SPLC: 17,000 people in Arkansas lose Medicaid coverage due to work requirements

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 14:06
A new report released today by the Arkansas Department of Human Services shows that another 4,600 residents were stripped of their Medicaid coverage this month, bringing the total number of residents who have lost Medicaid coverage because of the state’s work requirements to approximately 17,000.

Hatewatch Headlines 12/17/2018

Sun, 12/16/2018 - 18:47
Miller dogwhistles to promote the wall; Google’s algorithm just isn’t human; Authoritarians are waging a war on women; and more.

SPLC: Rising ICE deportations are evidence of Trump administration’s ‘war on immigrants’

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 11:03
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced in a report today that it deported more than 256,000 people in fiscal year 2018, a 13 percent increase from last year.

Hatewatch Headlines 12/14/2018

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 18:36
Dropping the ball on right-wing extremism; PewDiePie’s ties to bigots spells trouble; Alt-right recruiting from ranks of Trump-loving evangelicals; and more.

Roundup of anti-LGBT activities 12/13/18

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 12:55
The following is a list of activities and events of anti-LGBT organizations. Organizations listed as anti-LGBT hate groups are designated with an asterisk.

Worship houses in Washington state hit by arson, gunfire

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 09:44
Five attacks — including four arson fires — at Jehovah’s Witnesses worship houses in Washington state appear to be hate crimes, a county sheriff says.

SPLC: Number of children prosecuted as adults in Florida declines

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 08:43
The Florida Department of Juvenile Justice released new data this week that shows a 20 percent drop from the previous year in the number of juveniles who have been transferred to adult court.

Hatewatch Headlines 12/13/2018

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 21:21
Campus racism thrives in age of Trump; Gohmert says SPLC stirs up hate; Heyer’s mother questions ‘Bikers for Trump’ presence; and more.

Upheaval within League of South leaves group without a convention site

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 13:16
Conflict within the neo-Confederate white nationalist League of the South (LOS) has forced the group to find a new location for its annual convention after the owners of a Wetumpka, Alabama, building said it will no longer rent its property to the LOS.

Weekend Read: He said he'd be murdered if deported. He was.

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 08:58
He said he would be murdered if he were deported back to Honduras. He was.