Hatewatch Headlines 11/2/17

The White House is packing the federal bench with young conservative jurists; Colorado gubernatorial candidate Tom Tancredo says he’s not a white supremacist; a new study shows Islamic extremists and white supremacists are both threats, and more.

 

Hatewatch Headlines 11/2/17

Daily Caller — The Senate is processing President Trump’s judicial nominees at a fast pace in what’s described as an “aggressive effort to pack the federal bench with young conservative jurists.”

CBS DenverFormer five-term Congressman Tom Tancredo, making a third attempt to be governor of Colorado, declares: “I am not a white supremacist.”

Al Jazeera — Racial tensions in the United States, simmering under the surface, are now out in the open under the Trump administration.

Chapman University — A new study shows Americans believe that both Islamic extremists and white supremacists represent a threat to U.S. national security.

NBC News — In the wake of Tuesday's deadly terrorist truck attack in New York City, some Muslim Americans are expressing concerns over how their religion will be perceived and whether Muslims will become further targets of hate crimes.

Right Wing Watch — The Religious Right in the United States, viewing its anti-LGBTQ and anti-choice activism as part of a global culture war, will participant in training later this month at European Advocacy Academy.

Mother Jones — Frank Wuco, currently the White House senior adviser at the Department of Homeland Security, previously acted as a fiction jihadist in role- playing scenarios for U.S. military officials and public groups anti-Muslim groups.

The Local — A Swedish conference organized by far-right groups has been cancelled amid reports that featured alt-right speaker Richard Spencer from the United States likely would be denied entry into Sweden.

The Root — A blogger says Trump’s latest tweets are “dog whistles to white supremacists.”

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