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Hatewatch Headlines 5/29/15

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.

AL.com: 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.

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