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Hatewatch Headlines 8/31/2017

How fringe anti-immigrant ideas became mainstream; Trump backers warn of civil war; Spencer plans to speak at Florida in defiance of ban; and more.

Washington Post: Mattis freezes Trump’s military transgender ban, wants review of options.

Mic: How once-fringe anti-immigrant ideas have gone mainstream under Donald Trump.

Think Progress: Trump supporters are warning of civil war if president is impeached.

Mother Jones: Deputy Attorney General warns about the right-wing terrorism threat that Trump ignores.

Tribune News: Richard Spencer says he intends to defy University of Florida and speaker there anyway.

Media Matters: Alt-right ‘Pizzagate’ troll thanks Trump for the retweet, brags about appearance on network.

Daily Beast: ‘Crying Nazi’ Cantwell hates his new nickname, claims he’s just a ‘goddamn human being.’

Right Wing Watch: Alex Jones wonders if Democrats didn’t evacuate Houston so they could blame Trump.

SFist: Oath Keepers stayed away from Bay Area rallies because of potential white nationalist presence.

Police One: Five things for officers to know about white supremacist groups.

The National Memo: Neo-Nazi activities of small-town Oklahoma police chief exposed by Texas TV station.

The Verge: Neo-Nazis disguised a GoFundMe campaign as a ‘family reunion’ in Charlottesville.

AlterNet: Will any GOP leaders join the march from Charlottesville to D.C. to confront white supremacy?

KPIX-TV (San Francisco): Santa Cruz restaurant closes after owner’s support for David Duke is revealed.

Miami Herald (FL): White supremacist found guilty of charges he was preparing to commit murder in FBI sting.

Tampa Bay Times (FL): Pasco men who burned cross in black neighbor’s yard sentenced to federal prison.

Raw Story: Lonely neo-Confederate tackled by Miami cops after attacking demonstrators at sign removal. (PA): GOP candidate for governor claims his nutty rant about George Soros wasn’t anti-Semitic.

Pro Publica: When hate meets hoax: Amid a campus uproar over racism, a fabricated note introduces toxic uncertainty.

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