Conspiracists reached halls of government in 2017; Anti-sharia laws are proliferating; Ex-hate group leader suggests ways to counter; and more.
Salon: Six far-right conspiracy theories that reached Congress and the White House in 2017.
The Guardian (UK): Anti-sharia laws proliferate as Trump strikes a hostile tone toward Muslims.
AlterNet: Former white-supremacist leader suggests ways to stop hate groups from spreading.
Media Matters: Fox News report neglects to mention that Colorado gunman had white-supremacist ties.
Talking Points Memo: Extremist ex-Sheriff David Clarke suspended from Twitter after threat to ‘lying lib media.’
Vice: The ‘Crying Nazi’ just sued antifascists for allegedly framing him in Charlottesville.
Right Wing Watch: Far-right Operation Rescue names Trump its ‘Pro Life Person of the Year’ for 2017.
Think Progress: After Confederate memorial taken down, North Carolina proposal would limit ‘spontaneous’ protests.
Raw Story: Christian group faces backlash after featuring ‘brainwashed’ ex-lesbian in ‘disgusting’ viral video.
Arkansas Online: GOP’s newest mini-Trump candidate is an Arkansas woman who declared her gun range a ‘Muslim-free zone.’
Associated Press: Twitter suspends former College Republicans leader at Washington State.
ProPublica: Recipe for reporters: Investigating your police department’s handling of hate crimes.