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Oin Oakstar, 43, Key Figure in Shawna Forde Trial, Found Dead in Homeless Encampment
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2014/10/09/oin-oakstar-43-key-figure-in-shawna-forde-trial-found-dead-in-homeless-encampment/

[caption id="attachment_17931" align="alignright" width="150"] Oin Oakstar testifying at Shawna Forde’s trial. (Benjie Sanders, Arizona Daily Star, Pool)[/caption]The death ...

Jim Gilchrist Continues Denying Ties to Shawna Forde as He Tries to Revive Minutemen
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2014/08/05/jim-gilchrist-continues-denying-ties-to-shawna-forde-as-he-tries-to-revive-minutemen/

As the Minuteman Project attempts to restore its influence amid what some feel is a new crisis brewing on the border, the project’s co-founder Jim Gilchrist has been barnstorming ...

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. ...

Arizona Jury Hands Nativist Murderer Shawna Forde Death
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/02/22/arizona-jury-hands-shawna-forde-death/

Shawna Forde, the anti-immigrant vigilante leader who orchestrated the murder of a Latino man and his 9-year-old daughter, will receive the death penalty, a Pima County, Ariz., ...

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 ...

Lies, Betrayals and Self-Promotions: The Shawna Forde Story
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2009/10/26/lies-betrayals-and-self-promotions-the-shawna-forde-story/

Shawna Forde, the anti-immigration crusader who has been accused of murder in the home-invasion killings of an Arizona man and his 9-year-old daughter, got the full treatment ...

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 ...

Hatewatch Headlines 10/7/14
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2014/10/07/hatewatch-headlines-10714/

Talking Points Memo: Alleged cop killer continues to evade manhunt in Poconos as search drags on.The Daily Herald (Everett, WA): Onetime Shawna Forde associate from Arizona ...

The Arizona State Militia Says It’s Mainstream – It’s Not
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2014/07/29/the-arizona-state-militia-says-its-mainstream/

A new “statewide” militia group that is attempting to organize in Arizona has been careful to portray itself to would-be recruits and law enforcement as a non-radical, ...

Jim Gilchrist Announces Grand Vision for New Minuteman Border Patrols in 2015
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2014/07/22/jim-gilchrist-announces-grand-vision-for-new-minuteman-border-patrols-in-2015/

[caption id="attachment_15465" align="alignright" width="300"] Jim Gilchrist in a promotional photo for the Minuteman Project[/caption]Minuteman Project co-founder Jim Gilchrist ...