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Once More, Border Vigilante Laine Lawless Flirts With Nazi Enthusiasts
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/04/27/once-more-arizona-border-vigilante-laine-lawless-flirts-with-nazi-enthusiasts/

Arizona nativist Laine Lawless, chief of the vigilante group Border Guardians, pitched a fit in 2006 after the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Intelligence Report published ...

Appeal Denied for Shawna Forde, Nativist Leader and Murderer
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2014/01/17/appeal-denied-for-shawna-forde-nativist-leader-and-murderer/

The Arizona Supreme Court today rejected every aspect of convicted Minuteman murderer Shawna Forde’s appeal, notably including her attempts to escape the death penalty. ...

April Gaede Claims Daughters’ Interviews are a Money-Making Scam
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/07/20/april-gaede-claims-her-daughters-recent-interviews-are-a-money-making-scam/

April Gaede responded to her twin daughters Lynx and Lamb announcing they had left the movement with a theory: They’re scamming the Jews, just as she taught them. “The ...

Militia Figure Shawna Forde Found Guilty of Arizona Murders
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/02/14/forde-guilty/

Concluding a three-week trial that exposed the most unsavory side of Arizona’s militant border vigilante movement, a jury on Monday found Shawna Forde guilty of two counts ...

Fringe Nativist Sees Conspiracy in Murder Charge
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2010/05/14/fringe-nativist-sees-conspiracy-in-murder-charge/

Laine Lawless, the Mexican flag-burning leader of the vigilante group Border Guardians, has been one of the few anti-immigration leaders to support accused nativist killer ...

After Call to Arms, Nativist Extremist Leader Calls it Quits
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2010/03/26/after-call-to-arms-nativist-extremist-group-calls-it-quits/

A major nativist group known for its armed border patrols is disbanding.In a Monday E-mail to supporters, Minuteman Civil Defense Corps President Carmen Mercer said the MCDC ...

Nativist Group Founder Admits Contact with Forde Hours After Slayings in Arizona
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2009/09/14/nativist-group-founder-admits-contact-with-forde-hours-after-slayings-in-arizona/

Laine Lawless, the Mexican-flag-burning founder of the Arizona-based hate group Border Guardians, admitted last week that she met with fellow nativist vigilante leader Shawna ...

Website: Accused Nativist Killer Set Up By Hispanic Guards
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2009/08/24/website-accused-nativist-killer-set-up-by-hispanic-guards/

Last week, prosecutors in Pima County, Ariz., announced they’re seeking the death penalty for Minuteman American Defense leader Shawna Forde, who allegedly masterminded ...

Controversial Official Leaves FAIR
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2008/01/08/controversial-official-no-longer-at-fair/

In late December, the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) reportedly let go Joseph Turner, its western region representative, who had been hired just 13 months ...