Trump’s denunciation of threats, hate crimes falls short; CNP pushes hard for ‘religious liberty’ order; New York hate crimes skyrocketing; and more.
CNN: Donald Trump’s condemnation of hate crimes don’t go nearly far enough.
Media Matters: Vice President Pence says Trump ‘appreciates and respects and admires’ extremist radio host Michael Savage.
Right Wing Watch: Secretive Council for National Policy pushes Trump to sign ‘religious liberty’ order.
Democrat & Chronicle (Rochester, NY): Sen. Schumer says Jewish centers should be able to trace bomb threats.
BuzzFeed: Investigators believe bomb threats were perpetrated with use of ‘spoofing’ and voice-masking technology.
Raw Story: Homeland Security report likens anti-Trump protests to ‘domestic terrorist violence.’
Think Progress: Hate crimes have skyrocketed in New York City during the past year, and Jews are increasingly targeted.
New York Daily News: Man punched in face, told to ‘go back’ to Mexico in Brooklyn hate attack.
KTVK-TV (Phoenix, AZ): Owner of well-known Phoenix café bombarded with threats after shutting down on day of immigrant protest.
The Advocate: Ignorance about LGBT lives was on full display in Colorado capitol debate over reparative therapy.
Miami Herald: Police arrest North Carolina man for ‘Trump country’ attack on Key West gay couple.
Expo Idag (Stockholm): Fox Business News touts notorious Swedish right-wing extremist as ‘expert’ on Muslim terrorism.
Journal Sentinel (Milwaukee, WI): Gov. Scott Walker backs his aide in growing feud with Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke.