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Hatewatch Headlines 6-10-2015

Posted in Hatewatch Headlines by Hatewatch Staff on June 10, 2015 - 8:22 am

Right Wing Watch: Ann Coulter credits white nationalist figure Brimelow for her anti-immigrant politics.

Raw Story: Idaho Republicans pushing bill to make the Bible a textbook for science and law courses in state’s schools.

Dallas Morning News: Two more members of white-supremacist prison gang sentenced in meth-ring bust.

Talking Points Memo: White radio host calls black teens at Texas pool party melee ‘jungle animals.’

Associated Press: Court upholds conviction, sentence for California boy who shot his neo-Nazi father.

Seattle Post-Intelligencer: Montana man who killed his family and himself held antigovernment views. Far-right shock jock Hal Turner is hopeful that recent ruling in another threat case will help overturn his conviction.

Think Progress: Why standing against anti-Islamic bigotry is important.


Hatewatch Headlines 6/9/15

Posted in Hatewatch Headlines by Hatewatch Staff on June 9, 2015 - 8:31 am

Gawker: Homeless man charged with hate crime for pushing transgender woman onto subway tracks in Greenwich Village.

Think Progress: Woman who hosted black teens’ pool party claims white woman attacked her, using racial epithets, to start melee.

Media Matters: Iowa GOP kingmaker Jan Mickelson wants to bring back Jim Crow laws limiting who can vote.

Raw Story: Arizona bar kicks out transgender woman, telling her ‘we don’t serve your kind here.’

Right Wing Watch: Ann Coulter warns Americans they ‘better get used to having your little girls get raped’ due to immigration.

WFAA-TV (Dallas): Texas racists paint racist graffiti on black church’s van, slash tires, poison family’s young puppy.

Hatewatch Headlines 6/8/15

Posted in Hatewatch Headlines by Hatewatch Staff on June 8, 2015 - 8:55 am

Elko Daily Free Press (NV): BLM allows grazing on closed allotment in order to avoid another confrontation.

Think Progress: Local homeowners defend Texas cops who brutalized black teens at pool party in white neighborhood.

Topeka Capital-Journal (KS): Legislation backed by governor would give Kris Kobach special prosecutorial powers in ‘vote fraud’ cases.

Right Wing Watch: Glenn Beck claims thousands of pastors are willing to die resisting anti-Christian persecution in America.

Talking Points Memo: Judge orders Virginia officials to redraw racially discriminatory congressional district map.

Media Matters: Fox News’ Megyn Kelly defends Josh Duggar’s anti-LGBT hate group.

Hatewatch Headlines, 6-5-15

Posted in Hatewatch Headlines by Hatewatch Staff on June 5, 2015 - 8:34 am

Right Wing Watch: WND founder Joseph Farah warns that millions will flee America, demand secession over gay marriage.

Fusion: Philadelphia family refuses to leave apartment after claiming it is its own sovereign country when landlord evicts them.

Talking Points Memo: Military-training paranoia reaches zany new heights on video as Michigan extremists harass Army spokesman.

ABC News: Transgender woman pushed onto New York subway tracks in possible hate crime.

One People’s Project: Meet the neo-Nazi from the Northwest who brought his friends to Olympia.

Anniston Star (AL): Alabama Senate votes to rename historic Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma.

Daily Journal (San Mateo, CA): Tiles arranged in shape of swastika mar South San Francisco high school’s graduation field.

Raw Story: Minnesota man says company was wrong to fire him over Obama lynching threat, since he’s not really racist.





Hatewatch Headlines 6/4/15

Posted in Hatewatch Headlines by Hatewatch Staff on June 4, 2015 - 8:28 am

Media Matters: 17 school districts debunk right-wing lies about protections for transgender students.

WHBQ-TV (Little Rock, AR): Clarksdale police say claims of Ku Klux Klan threat are untrue.

Right Wing Watch: Alex Jones warns that the whole Caitlin Jenner thing is distracting us from the Obama Civil War.

Times Union (Albany, NY): Defense attorney loses attempt to have case dismissed against reputed Klansman in ‘ray gun’ terrorism case.

Raw Story: South Carolina woman arrested after spitting on black man during racist rant, then lying to cops.

Southeast Sun (Enterprise, AL): Sovereign citizen movement leadership has strong roots in the Wiregrass region.

Hatewatch Headlines 6/3/15

Posted in Hatewatch Headlines by Hatewatch Staff on June 3, 2015 - 8:37 am

Think Progress: Watchdog group accuses far-right Utah lawmaker Ken Ivory of ‘illegal scheme’ to seize public lands.

Talking Points Memo: Arizona anti-Muslim activist wants to raise $10 million so he can go into hiding.

Media Matters: Right-wing media’s response to Caitlin Jenner’s cover photos ranges from disrespectful to hateful.

Right Wing Watch: Alabama justice Roy Moore warns that same-sex marriage will ‘literally cause the destruction of our country.’

WHBQ-TV (Memphis): Police investigating Ku Klux Klan threat against black Clarksdale city commissioner.

Raw Story: Video shows ‘complete mayhem’ as Olympia protesters clash with white supremacists.

Vice: The hanging death of a black man stirred up old racial fears in rural Mississippi.

Hatewatch Headlines 6-2-15

Posted in Hatewatch Headlines by Hatewatch Staff on June 2, 2015 - 7:59 am

Newsweek: How Timothy McVeigh’s ideology managed to take hold within the Republican Party.

Las Vegas Sun: Officer who patrolled the scene at Bundy Ranch standoff says experience changed how police do their work.

Talking Points Memo: Cliven Bundy keeps at it, claiming there’s ‘a sense of slavery’ for blacks on welfare.

Right Wing Watch: Oath Keepers member suggests local sheriff should have deputized militiamen at Oregon mine confrontation.

Raw Story: Man bashes 82-year-old Sikh man with a pipe for looking like one of ‘those people.’

Associated Press: Watchdog finds that ex-Nazis living in the U.S. collected $20.2 million in Social Security benefits.

Mail Tribune (Medford, OR): Onetime wrestling promoter Rico Valentino recounts his wild career as an informant on neo-Nazi plots.

Hatewatch Headlines 6/1/15

Posted in Hatewatch Headlines by Hatewatch Staff on June 1, 2015 - 8:26 am

Think Progress: Armed protesters stage anti-Muslim demonstration outside mosque in Phoenix.

Clarion-Ledger (Jackson, MS): Ku Klux Klan chapter planning to hold rally in Laurel this summer.

The Olympian (WA): Anti-racist protesters clash with white supremacists in downtown Olympia at night.

Mother Jones: Another American militiaman wants to form a unit to go overseas and take on Islamic State, but needs cash.

Media Matters: Fox & Friends hosts don’t see any problem with college statue showing Native Americans kneeling before whites.

Right Wing Watch: Rick Santorum decries ‘anti-government rhetoric’ on the right, but has he heard his own speeches?

Salon: Meet Roy Moore, the Alabama justice who is as dangerous as Scalia and Thomas for American jurisprudence.

KTHV-TV (Little Rock, AR): Family of 12-year-old black boy killed in 2012 files suit, claiming officer who shot him had Klan connections.

Hatewatch Headlines 5/29/15

Posted in Hatewatch Headlines by Hatewatch Staff on May 29, 2015 - 8:41 am

Right Wing Watch: Homeschooling activist defends Josh Duggar by proclaiming ‘abuse is the new racism.’

Raw Story: Gun-wielding woman arrested for pointing pistol at peaceful Muslim couple she considered ‘suspicious.’

Chronicle of Higher Education: UNC-Chapel Hill renames building that honored state Ku Klux Klan leader Saunders. Two antigovernment ‘sovereign citizens’ sentenced to 10 years in prison for filing false documents.

Huffington Post: Ohio sheriff’s deputy fired over racist tweets comparing Baltimore protesters to ‘Planet of the Apes.’

Associated Press: Two Georgia men plead guilty to participating in would-be militia bombing plot.

Think Progress: Alabama minister fined and sentenced to probation after she tries to marry a same-sex couple.

Talking Points Memo: Newspaper apologizes for running letter suggesting President Obama be executed.

Hatewatch Headlines, 5-28-15

Posted in Hatewatch Headlines by Hatewatch Staff on May 28, 2015 - 7:43 am

Salon: Ann Coulter sneers that Mexican culture ‘is obviously deficient,’ and ‘Hispanics are not black, so drop the racism crap.’

New York Daily News: Drive-by shooting of Connecticut pastor outside church may be investigated as a hate crime.

Raw Story: Photo shows rifle-toting Chicago cops posing with black drug suspect like a hunting trophy.

Gay Star News: Westboro Baptist tries to attack J.K. Rowling over Ireland vote, earns an epic putdown.

Right Wing Watch: Alex Jones hails manly Vladimir Putin for promoting ‘masculine men’ and homeschooling.

The Denver Channel (CO): Investigators ask public to help ID woman seen near arson at Colorado Muslim Society mosque.

Media Matters: NRA magazine features a lamp that celebrates the Confederacy and other bizarre products.