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Hatewatch Headlines 11/3/14

Posted in Hatewatch Headlines by Hatewatch Staff on November 3, 2014 - 8:00 am

Express-News (San Antonio, TX): Gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott posed with militiaman K.S. Massey before his arrest.

Right Wing Watch: Glenn Beck urges listeners not to join the military because ‘we have a chance of losing our country.’

The Tennessean: Our ongoing mistreatment of Muslims in America is a 21st-century disgrace.

Raw Story: Large crowd of protesters show up outside Minnesota stadium to protest appearance by Washington Redskins.

The Root: White teacher reportedly tells student that killing all black people is on her bucket list.

Think Progress: Christian groups speak out against Alabama initiative to outlaw ‘Sharia law.’

Talking Points Memo: Rick Santorum warns that U.S. may reach Nazi-like levels of persecution against Christians.

Media Matters: Pundit Ben Stein declares President Obama ‘the most racist president there has ever been in America.’

Star Telegram (Fort Worth, TX): Neo-Nazis plan competing rallies with the Klan in East Texas.

Hatewatch Headlines 10/31/14

Posted in Hatewatch Headlines by Hatewatch Staff on October 31, 2014 - 8:07 am

Right Wing Watch: Tony Perkins warns that Halloween ‘can be very dangerous’ due to demonic influences.

Politico: How the Border Patrol became America’s most out-of-control law-enforcement agency.

Think Progress: Three days in Nashville for Southern Baptists talking about homosexuality reveals subtle shifts.

Maddowblog: Lindsay Graham promises ‘white men who are in male-only clubs are going to do great in my presidency.’

KABC-TV (Los Angeles): Candidate with Christian Identity past says that’s all behind him now.

Santa Barbara (CA) Independent: Two sovereign citizens on trial for conspiring to file liens against judge’s home.

JoeMyGod: Pat Robertson warns that God might destroy Houston because of LGBT-friendly mayor.

Hatewatch Headlines 10/30/14

Posted in Hatewatch Headlines by Hatewatch Staff on October 30, 2014 - 8:33 am

Raw Story: Illinois teacher calls Jamaican students ‘nigger’ after they object to ‘African American.’

Phoenix New Times: Judge in racial profiling case give Joe Arpaio and his Maricopa County sheriff’s office a tongue-lashing.

Access ADL: Leaders of Greek neo-Nazi faction Golden Dawn hold meeting in New York.

Al Jazeera America: Kris Kobach’s ‘Crosscheck’ program being used to suppress millions of minority votes.

Pacific Standard: New research finds a strong link between Tea Party membership and racial resentment.

Right Wing Watch: Five crazy conspiracy theories about Ebola that conservatives actually believe.

Hatewatch Headlines 10/29/14

Posted in Hatewatch Headlines by Hatewatch Staff on October 29, 2014 - 8:41 am

Talking Points Memo: Columnist sets off storm calling Michael Brown an ‘animal’ who had to be ‘put down.’

Phoenix New Times: Muslim civil liberties group calls on Mesa high school to cancel event featuring anti-Muslim ideologue Geller.

New Civil Rights Project: Alliance Defending Freedom leader tells audience that Matthew Shepard murder wasn’t a hate crime.

Think Progress: U.S. Senate candidate Ed Gillespie runs ads defending football team’s use of racial slur.

National Journal: North Carolina Senate candidate’s ad refers to Trayvon Martin, so Koch-linked group accuses him of ‘race hustling.’

KGBT-TV (Brownsville, TX): Camp LoneStar leader gets out on bond, not allowed to carry firearms.

WKRN-TV (Nashville): Family removes Halloween lynching display featuring African-American effigies after complaints.

Hatewatch Headlines 10/28/14

Posted in Hatewatch Headlines by Hatewatch Staff on October 28, 2014 - 8:39 am

New York Times: Right-wing politicians follow the Cliven Bundy agenda in making extremist claims for massive land grab.

High Country News: Public lands employees are easy targets for the violent, government-hating fringe.

Access ADL: Images reveal extreme anti-immigration activists at Progressives for Immigration Reform gathering.

Media Matters: NRA’s paranoid election message: ‘Vote your guns’ because ISIS might be outside your house.

Right Wing Watch: Rick Wiles warns listeners of Obama dictatorship, in which ‘sodomites’ will make us slaves.

Raw Story: Arizona GOP candidate for secretary of state steadfastly refuses to explain her vote for ‘birther’ bill.

JoeMyGod: Family Research Council’s anti-LGBT rally falls flat.

Hatewatch Headlines 10/27/14

Posted in Hatewatch Headlines by Hatewatch Staff on October 27, 2014 - 8:50 am

Washington Post: Michael Peroutka’s extremism-tinged campaign stirs things up in Ann Arundel County.

Right Wing Watch: Five years after passage of federal hate crimes law, religious right’s dire predictions haven’t materialized.

USA Today: Islamists may grab our interest, but we need to pay attention to far-right Christian extremists too.

Alpenhorn News (CA): White supremacist’s appeal of 200-year prison sentence for 2009 assault is turned away.

Raw Story: A Hispanic man delivers absentee ballots, and now conservatives want him dead.

KIVI-TV (Pocatello, ID): Two Muslim women frightened by angry man telling them to ‘get out of my country.’

JoeMyGod: Eugene Delgaudio warns would-be donors that gays want to make it legal to rape and murder young boys.

Hatewatch Headlines 10-24-14

Posted in Hatewatch Headlines by Hatewatch Staff on October 24, 2014 - 8:17 am

Right Wing Watch: Top ‘birther’ Richard Mack says Ted Cruz, sadly, is ineligible to become president.

Breitbart Unmasked: Murrieta’s anti-immigrant mayor arrested, resigns after car crash injures cheerleaders.

Chicago Tribune: Man pleads guilty to hate crime charge in West Side attack on lesbian couple.

Think Progress: North Dakota is on the verge of passing the nation’s most extreme anti-abortion ‘personhood’ statute.

Jackson Free Press: Pledge aligns Mississippi Democratic candidate Childers with anti-immigrant hate group FAIR.

Raw Story: Video shows San Francisco tour guide’s racist rant: ‘Fuck your ginseng!’

The Cabin: Protesters assemble against Family Research Council at Arkansas event.

Hatewatch Headlines 10-23-14

Posted in Hatewatch Headlines by Hatewatch Staff on October 23, 2014 - 8:23 am

Breitbart Unmasked: Anti-abortion radicals in Huntsville, Ala., now following clinic volunteers home.

JoeMyGod: Straight couple seeks to intervene in marriage case because gays literally want to steal their marriage.

Crooks and Liars: Rep. Louie Gohmert warns that gay massage will make our soldiers vulnerable to terrorism.

PsyPost: Soon to become a minority in U.S., whites express declining support for diversity.

IREHR: Aryan Brotherhood poses a real danger, but it is not part of the white nationalist movement.

Media Matters: NYT columnist Douthat apologizes for speaking appearance at anti-LGBT group’s fundraiser.

Right Wing Watch: Conservative author wants Southern states to secede over gay rights, name new country ‘Reagan.’

Hatewatch Headlines, 10/22/14

Posted in Hatewatch Headlines by Hatewatch Staff on October 22, 2014 - 11:25 am

Right Wing Watch: Five extremist candidates are likely to make it to Congress this fall.

Raw Story: South Carolina football coach fired after team mocks black opponents with watermelon.

Think Progress: How a notorious conservative group tricked a scholar into joining their nativist attack on Latino voters.

Media Matters: New York Times columnist Ross Douthat helped raise funds for group working to criminalize gay sex.

IREHR: Looking back at the long, sordid history of Matt Koehl’s extremist politics.

Mother Jones: Man who believes God talks to us through ‘Duck Dynasty’ about to become Texas’ second-in-command.

Hatewatch Headlines, 10/21/14

Posted in Hatewatch Headlines by Hatewatch Staff on October 21, 2014 - 6:18 am

Raw Story: Pat Robertson rants over ‘deadly’ gay marriage in Idaho, calling it an ‘onslaught.’

Pink News: Rep. Eugen Delgaudio warns that soon gay men will ‘terrorize’ day-care centers and churches.

Salon: A look at the perverted ‘science’ and racial delusions of American Renaissance and its operations.

Right Wing Watch: Bryan Fisher warns that gay activists are like Nazis and mullahs who seek to impose ‘secular sharia.’

Talking Points Memo: Keith Ablow wins the prize as the biggest race-hustler on Fox News with his Ebola scaremongering.

Press-Telegram (Long Beach, CA): Racist graffiti, noose at local high school being investigated as hate incident.