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Gilchrist announces Sept. 11 action

By Hatewatch Staff on July 25, 2006 - 7:11 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

The Minuteman Project plans to launch its largest border project in Texas on Sept. 11 in a bid to help elect candidates favoring enforcement of immigration laws, the group’s founder said Wednesday.

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Official approves Minuteman ‘military’ fence

By Hatewatch Staff on July 25, 2006 - 7:10 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

Cochise County’s planning director ruled Tuesday that the Israeli-style border barrier a local rancher has asked the Minutemen to build on his property can be considered as having an agricultural purpose, and is therefore exempt from county regulation.

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‘Stop the Invasion’ billboard draws fire

By Hatewatch Staff on July 25, 2006 - 7:07 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

A conservative nonprofit organization called grassfire.org has put up a billboard on Tucson’s Southside that says, “Stop the Invasion. Secure our borders.”

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Simcox defends Keyes ties

By Hatewatch Staff on July 25, 2006 - 7:06 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

The Minuteman Civil Defense Corps calls itself a “project of the Declaration Alliance,” although few MCDC volunteers know what the alliance does or why Minuteman donations are routed through the charity founded and headed by conservative activist Alan Keyes.

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Aryan Anarchist Skins protest immigration

By Hatewatch Staff on July 18, 2006 - 7:19 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

Saturday’s anti-immigration rally in front of the Ogle County Judicial Center in Oregon delivered little in the way of immigration rhetoric – for, against or otherwise – as about 50 protesters continuously heckled four members of the Freeport-based Aryan Anarchist Skins, which organized the event.

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Anti-immigration activist accused of racism

By Hatewatch Staff on July 18, 2006 - 7:17 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

The war of words between two East Bay groups on opposing sides of the immigration debate is escalating as their leaders this week traded barbs and accusations of racism and slander.

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Klan plans immigration rally

By Hatewatch Staff on July 18, 2006 - 7:15 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

They call themselves “a law abiding Christian organization,” and have no reservations with affiliating themselves to the Ku Klux Klan…

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Day laborer center stirs up controversy

By Hatewatch Staff on July 18, 2006 - 7:14 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

Laguna Beach is such a picture-perfect southern California beach town that the youth-oriented television station MTV chose it to stage a reality show with its blond, bronzed and privileged teen set.

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White supremacist groups hold demonstrations against immigration

By Hatewatch Staff on July 18, 2006 - 7:12 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

Two online “white pride” groups organized recent anti-immigration rallies in Nashua and Hudson, and one activist was arrested, police said.

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Simcox speaks to Mississippi conservatives

By Hatewatch Staff on July 11, 2006 - 7:43 pm, Posted in Uncategorized

The founder of the Minuteman Civil Defense Corps Thursday urged local conservative community leaders to pressure elected officials to defend the nation’s borders against the “chaos” of illegal immigration. [...]

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