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Hatewatch Headlines 8/14/2015

Mississippi is the only state still blocking adoptions by same-sex couples, Arizona militia members are busted on drug-rip charges, and the term “c---servative” is catching on with some Republicans.

New York Times:  Mississippi is the only state still forbidding adoptions by same-sex couples, but legal experts say the ban may not hold up with the Supreme Court’s recent ruling on same-sex marriage.

KPOH-TV: Three members of an Arizona border militia group are arrested on federal charges relating to a plot to steal drugs and money from cartel smugglers.

KMOX-TV:  Not only are armed Oath Keepers patrolling the streets of Ferguson, Mo., now they are calling for the resignation of St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar.

New York Times:  The phrase “c---servative” is catching on among disaffected Republicans, including some holding white nationalist ideologies.

Al Jazeera America: Deaths of Latinos by police don’t spark the same national outrage as when blacks are the victims.

Lone Star Q: A 22-year-old transgendered woman found dead last month in Dallas is the 13th transgender person murdered in the United States this year, exceeding last year’s total.

LancasterOnline: After promising to stay indefinitely, armed Oath Keepers apparently grew weary and went home after only two days guarding a military recruiting center in Lancaster, Pa.

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