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Hatewatch Headlines 6/18/2018

Policy on immigrant children creates wide outrage; Trump eyes pardon for rancher whose imprisonment prompted Oregon occupation; White nationalism is on the ballot in 2018; and more.

New York Times: Trump adviser Stephen Miller says he pushed policy to separate children from parents at border.

Think Progress: Religious leaders unite in outrage against Trump’s cruel immigration policies.

Vox: The racist history of the Bible verse the White House uses to justify separating families.

Washington Post: Cattle rancher who may receive Trump pardon had years of disputes with Malheur wildlife officials.

Reveal News: White nationalism has made itself at home at the ballot box this election year.

CNN: GOP Senate candidate Kelli Ward of Arizona disavows Wisconsin white nationalist candidate Nehlen.

Media Matters: Rep. Steve King’s anti-immigrant page cites a notorious white nationalist website.

Guardian: Police worked with violent pro-Trump activist to prosecute left-wing group.

Tucson Sentinel (AZ): Video allegedly shows Border Patrol running man down near Tohono O’odham village.

Mother Jones: Steve Bannon says MLK would have been proud of what Trump’s done for blacks and Hispanics.

Media Matters: Local Virginia media fail to report that new GOP Senate nominee is a neo-Confederate linked to white nationalists.

Talking Points Memo: The curious case of the man facing federal charges for threatening the racist 'alt-right.'

Right Wing Watch: Lauren Southern praises whites-only ethnostate, jokes that people are offended by its lack of crime.

Raw Story: Armed pro-Trump militia harasses peaceful protesters outside a Phoenix ICE facility.

Leader-Telegram (Eau Claire, WI): Facebook post with anti-immigrant racial slur spurs apology from Barron County GOP.

Salon: Why white nationalists love the mystery around the ‘lost’ colony of Roanoke and its role in racial mythology.

Vice: How this small town in Trump country dumped its vitriolic, Islamophobic village president.

East Bay Times (CA): Man with ties to Aryan Contra Costa gangs indicted on meth trafficking charges.

MyNorthwest: Man arrested after harassing minorities with racist rants in Seattle’s Beacon Hill neighborhood.

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