Hatewatch Headlines 8/29/18

Trump tells evangelicals to expect “violence” if GOP loses in November; murder suspect’s ties to white supremacists; anti-immigrant group FAIR named in human rights complaint, and more.

CNN: President Trump warns evangelicals of “violence” if GOP loses in the November midterm elections.

News Observer:  Neo-Confederate group backs man who punched Silent Sam protester.

Washington Post: President Trump hosts evangelical Christian leaders at the White House, claiming what he called government “attacks on communities of faith” are over.

Huffington Post: Tennessee murder suspect accused of burning black man had reported ties to white supremacist group.

ABC News4: Police in Charleston, West Virginia, say an assault on a transgender woman was a result of the victim’s gender identity.

Daily Beast: The only Latino employee of the anti-immigrant organization Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) resigns, files human rights complaint.

Der Spiegel: The German media outlet examines the violent, murderous American neo-Nazi group Atomwaffen.

Los Angeles Times: Orange County man denies hate crime in slaying of gay ex-classmate.

Politico: Conservative religious leader Jerry Falwell Jr. says he urged President Trump to fire Jeff Sessions, claiming the attorney general has lost support of Christian evangelicals.

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