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Jim Gilchrist Eyes Reviving the Minutemen to Exploit Fresh Border Crisis
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2014/07/07/jim-gilchrist-eyes-reviving-the-minutemen-to-exploit-fresh-border-crisis/

[caption id="attachment_15465" align="alignright" width="350"] Jim Gilchrist in a promotional photo for the Minuteman Project[/caption]Jim Gilchrist, the California-based ...

Smaller, More Radical Border Militias Patrolling Arizona Desert
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2013/09/30/smaller-more-radical-border-militias-patrolling-arizona-desert/

Robert CrooksThough more than three years have passed since the Arizona-based Minuteman organization run by movement co-founder Chris Simcox shuttered its operations, would-be ...

Arizona Sheriff Warns Border Vigilantes After Confrontation in Desert
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2013/08/21/arizona-sheriff-warns-border-vigilantes-after-confrontation-in-desert/

Arizona’s Minuteman movement – composed of heavily armed, anti-immigrant vigilantes and militia-style groups that patrol the Southwest border – has a new critic: Joe ...

Report: Minuteman Leader Knew Killer-to-Be Yearned for Violence
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/07/25/report-minuteman-leader-knew-killer-to-be-yearned-for-violence/

In mid-2009, nativist leaders scrambled to distance themselves from Minuteman American Defense (MAD) founder Shawna Forde, after the immigrant-bashing former child prostitute ...

Arizona Tragedy: Former Senate President Has Some Explaining to Do
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/05/03/arizona-tragedy-former-senate-president-has-some-explaining-to-do/

Former Arizona Senate President Russell Pearce, the author of his state’s draconian anti-immigrant S.B. 1070 law, issued a statement last night denouncing “the local media” ...

CNN Gives Racist Immigrant Basher a Platform
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/04/26/cnn-gives-racist-immigrant-basher-a-platform/

As the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments this week concerning Arizona's controversial immigration law, a racist patriarch of the anti-immigrant movement once again found ...

Reality Show Celebrates Hate Group Leader as American Patriot
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/02/23/reality-show-celebrates-hate-group-leader-as-american-patriot/

In a move that is sure to endear it permanently to America’s nativist extremist demographic, the Outdoor Channel last night featured hate group leader Glenn Spencer on “Border ...

Nativist Leader Says Violence May be Needed to Save ‘White America’
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/08/23/nativist-leader-calls-for-violent-acts-to-save-white-america/

While much of the political rhetoric on the right these days is laden with violent imagery and gun-based metaphors, outright suggestions of political violence remain relatively ...

Third Defendant in Nativist Murder Case Escapes Death Penalty
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/08/01/third-defendant-in-nativist-murder-case-escapes-death-penalty/

Albert Gaxiola, the last of three defendants to be convicted in connection with the May 2009 slayings of 9-year-old Brisenia Flores and her father in Arivaca, Ariz., will ...

Third Defendant in Nativist Home-Invasion Murders Convicted
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/07/05/third-defendant-in-nativist-home-invasion-murders-convicted/

Ending the trial phase of a sad and sordid tale that has haunted Arizona for two years, a Pima County jury Friday convicted a Latino man of first-degree murder for the slayings ...