Civil-rights groups want Trump to act on hate crimes; Steve King trots out eugenics arguments; Two Malheur occupiers found guilty of conspiracy; and more.
Huffington Post: Over 150 civil-rights groups call on President Trump to respond to wave of hate crimes.
New York Times: Rep. Steve King says civilization can’t be restored with ‘somebody else’s babies.’
BuzzFeed: Trump appointee who tweeted about ‘some Muslim piece of shit’ is given the boot at Energy Department.
Media Matters: CNN analyst debunks Trump administration’s ‘deep state’ alt-right conspiracy theory.
Mother Jones: Meet the Silicon Valley’s secretive alt-right followers, who are more widespread than you might think.
Oregonian: Two Malheur occupiers convicted of conspiracy, while two are acquitted by jury.
NBC4 Washington (DC): Bias crimes in nation’s capital up 62 percent in 2016, spurring demands for action.
Washington Post: In Georgia, the appearance of a Ku Klux Klan banner and the response are signs of the times.
Pink News: South Dakota becomes the first state to pass new anti-LGBT legislation this year.
Journal & Courier (Lafayette, IN): Purdue students find misogynist posters linked to white nationalists plastered on campus.
Right Wing Watch: Dominionist figure Lou Engle calls for God to take out judges who uphold abortion rights.
ABC News: Gay teen describes his terrifying experience inside ‘conversion therapy’ camp.