Hatewatch Headlines 2/14/2018

GOP attacks courts over gerrymandering; YouTube runs ads on far-right live stream; Spencer’s visit to Cincinnati called off over security fee; and more.

Esquire: Courts getting in the way of racial gerrymandering? Republicans choose to sink the courts.

Media Matters: YouTube placed ads on a live stream that featured a white supremacist, alt-right trolls, and Hitler apologism.

Journal Sentinel (Milwaukee, WI): GOP returns dues from Paul Nehlen as top party leaders denounce him as racist.

Right Wing Watch: The far-right Internet mourns Paul Nehlen’s permanent Twitter suspension.

Associated Press: White nationalist Richard Spencer’s visit to Cincinnati called off over demand for security fee.

Huffington Post: Activist wants to prevent Muslims from participating in GOP politics in Minnesota.

Newsweek: Nebraska white supremacist who praises violence poses unique challenge to campus free speech.

Talking Points Memo: Kent State activist quits Turning Point USA over failure to distance itself from alt-right.

The National Memo: New study: White nationalists are the worst new terror threat.

The Slot: Burlington mayor denounces Vermont white-supremacist group after demonstration.

Think Progress: Noted Islamophobe Pam Geller shares fake video to prove immigrants are dangerous.

Philadelphia Inquirer (PA): Former Jersey Klansman found forgiveness and an unlikely friend in a black church.

CNN: Democrats say anti-abortion hate group ADF helped draft HHS letter rescinding Planned Parenthood policy.

Buffalo News (NY): Shooting death of transgender woman deemed a potential hate crime.

Daily Gazette: Local peace alliance group hopes to combat KKK messages in Saratoga Springs.

NewsChannel9 TV (Nashville, TN): Meigs neighbors raise questions about new landowners’ white-supremacist history.

Washington Post: Virginia Republicans move to dump controversial leader over anti-Semitic post.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Man who killed Locust Grove police officer may have been sovereign citizen.

Appalachian Online (Boone, NC): Students to protest rabid anti-LGBT speaker Michael Brown.