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Hatewatch Headlines 3/8/2018

FAIR lobbyist now a top dog at USCIS; Editor cites alt-right parody account; Stone asked for Proud Boys protection in Oregon; and more.

Media Matters: An anti-immigrant hate group lobbying director is now a senior adviser at USCIS.

Splinter: New York Times opinion editor arguing antifa is fascist cites well-known alt-right parody account.

Think Progress: Trump promoted this far-right Islamophobe on Twitter, and it’s been downhill for her since.

Willamette Week (OR): Right-wing provocateur Roger Stone asked Proud Boys for protection at Dorchester festival.

CNN: GOP Senate hopeful’s radio show listed pro-Southern secession hate group website as a ‘favorite.’

Daily Progress (Charlottesville, VA): ‘Unite the Right’ organizer sues city fathers over permit to hold anniversary event.

Salon: Mass shooters are part of a larger epidemic of entitled white male rage.

Kansas City Star (MO): Olathe man admits murder in alleged hate crime against Indian engineer at tavern.

BuzzFeed: A federal court just rejected a funeral home’s religious objections to employing a transgender woman.

Talking Points Memo: So far in voting rights trial, Kris Kobach is having trouble following procedure.

USA Today: Judge uses electric shock on defendant three times, so Texas court throws out conviction.

Right Wing Watch: ‘Health Ranger’ Mike Adams declares that ‘real diversity’ looks like Infowars.

CBS Philly (PA): Jury swiftly convicts man of murdering, dismembering transgender woman.

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