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Hatewatch Headlines 1/26/2018

DOJ sides with far-right litigants vs. Berkeley; New immigration plan reflects white nationalist policies; Pro-Trump media wages a conspiracy war; and more.

Washington Post: Justice Department sides with far-right groups in free-speech lawsuit against Berkeley.

Think Progress: White House unveils immigration plan laced with white-nationalist policy ideas.

Media Matters: ‘Secret society,’ ‘missing texts,’ and other salvos in the pro-Trump media’s conspiracy war.

Salon: ‘A perfect storm’: The far right’s latest pro-Trump conspiracy theory explains everything.

Mother Jones: Kris Kobach’s office put thousands of state employees’ partial Social Security numbers online.

CNN: GOP Senate candidate Lou Barletta did interview in 2006 with Holocaust-denying publication.

Charlotte Observer (NC): White and far-right extremists kill more cops, but FBI tracks black extremists more closely, many worry.

Daily Progress (Charlottesville, VA): Florida man is fourth charged in Aug. 12 beating of black man in garage.

Huffington Post: Americans are becoming less comfortable with LGBT people, GLAAD report finds.

Oregonian: Photos show Oregon State student-government rep making Nazi salute, waving swastika flag.

Idaho Statesman (Boise): Lawmakers see Bundy supporter as a victim, but lands workers still see someone to fear.

Associated Press: Federal judge axes lawsuit over GuideStar’s warning of hate-group status for nonprofit orgs.

The Guardian (UK): Eight humanitarian activists helping migrants cross brutal desert face variety of charges by government.

Arizona Republic: Phoenix-area police chase suspect claims ‘officers can be killed’ as sovereign citizen.

Star-Tribune (Minneapolis, MN): Minnesota legislators’ meeting with reformist Muslim sparks controversy.

Right Wing Watch: John Guandolo thinks the media should be tried for treason for ‘attempting to overthrow the government.’

WBAL-TV (Baltimore, MD): Man found not guilty of hate crime charges in school noose case.

Washington Times: London mosque-attack suspect read conspiracy site Infowars prior to rampage, prosecutors say.

New York Times: I was tortured in gay conversion therapy. And it’s still legal in 41 states.

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