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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, ...

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 ...

Accused Nativist Murderer Finds Few Allies in Movement
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2009/06/23/accused-nativist-murderer-finds-few-allies-in-movement/

Nativist leaders are scrambling to distance themselves from Minutemen American Defense (MAD) founder Shawna Forde, who has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder ...

Nativist Leader Arrested For Double Murder
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2009/06/15/nativist-leader-arrested-for-double-murder/

The leader of Minutemen American Defense (MAD), a nativist extremist group that conducts vigilante patrols on the Arizona-Mexico border, was charged with two counts of first-degree ...

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 ...

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 ...

“laine Lawless” | Hatewatch
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/?s=%22laine+lawless%22&

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

Simcox’s Child-Molestation Trial Only Latest Instance of Border-Watcher Criminality
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2015/03/16/simcoxs-child-molestation-trial-only-latest-instance-of-border-watcher-criminality/

Editor's Note: Officials said today that the start of the trial of Chris Simcox had been delayed until Monday, March 23.One of the great ironies of the now-moribund vigilante ...

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 ...

Smuggler | Hatewatch
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/?s=smuggler

[caption id="attachment_17931" align="alignright" width="150"] Oin Oakstar testifying at Shawna Forde's trial. (Benjie Sanders, Arizona Daily Star, ...