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Hatewatch Headlines 4/13/18

A militia leader is arrested for voting twice in the 2016 presidential election; adults are lacking in their knowledge of the Holocaust; a white supremacist teaches at a Florida university, and more.

Daily Mail: The commander of the New York Naval Militia has been arrested for voting twice in the 2016 presidential election.

Huffington Post: Defense attorneys are using the “knucklehead defense” for three Kansas men on trial for allegedly plotting to murder Muslim refugees.

The Economist: Why the local sheriff is an important figure in the ideology of the far-right.

New York Times: Many adults, particularly millennials between 18 and 34, lack basic knowledge of the Holocaust.

BuzzFeed: How an obscure Islamic concept became an obsession for anti-Muslim activists.

Right Wing Watch: Liberty Counsel chairman Mat Staver goes biblical, claiming “America is under siege” by media attacking President Trump with “psychological warfare” straight out of Satan’s Garden of Eden playbook.

Medium: A new collaborative study is launched to diminish abuse on Twitter.

Guardian: Classic, traditional antisemitism is in Europe and there are widespread feelings of insecurity among European Jews.

Vermont Public Radio: Trump's “most influential white nationalist troll” has Vermont roots.

The Root: Meet the Koch-funded, white supremacist professor teaching at Florida Atlantic University.

Jerusalem Post: The former national director of the Anti-Defamation League says anti-Semitism seems more permissible today, and the president should say there “are no good Nazis.”

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