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Hatewatch Headlines 11/16/2018

GOP’s bigotry-appeal strategy mostly failed; Man shouts ‘Heil Hitler’ at musical; Utah senator warns of civil war unless freeways dismantled; and more.

Think Progress: The GOP strategy to make the midterms about bigotry pretty much failed.

Baltimore Sun: Drunken man shouts ‘Heil Hitler, Heil Trump,’ does Nazi salute during ‘Fiddler’ performance.

NBC News: Activists take aim at anti-LGBT hate group, Alliance Defending Freedom.

AlterNet: Utah senator warns of looming civil war, unless we abolish interstate freeways and public schools.

Right Wing Watch: Matt Heimbach makes his National Socialist Movement debut at Little Rock rally.

KWTX-TV (Waco, TX): Authorities in Texas and across the country are watching hate groups.

Associated Press: Infowars seeks to dismiss defamation lawsuit over role in Charlottesville rally.

Colorlines: Comcast fires Proud Boy employee in Pennsylvania after activists call him out.

Los Angeles Times: Alleged member of white nationalist fight club signs plea agreement in federal charge.

Slate: The FBI says hate crimes are soaring. In reality, it has no idea, because data is so incomplete.

Willamette Week (OR): At a memorial for Mulugeta Seraw, Portland adds sign to mark streets where he died.

Journal-Sentinel (Milwaukee, WI): Wisconsin man pleads guilty to mailing threats to Jewish community center.

Cronkite News (Tempe, AZ): Rep. Paul Gosar shouted down as he attempts to host forum with anti-Muslim groups.

Associated Press: Judge rules that white nationalists must turn over phones for Charlottesville lawsuit.

Inside Higher Ed: Chapel Hill students are being harassed by a white nationalist online commentator linked to Pittsburgh shooter.

PittNews: Young America’s Foundation threatens lawsuit against Pitt over Ben Shapiro security fee.

ABC-15 Arizona: Swastika stickers placed on lightpoles, street signs in downtown Phoenix.

WLWT-TV (Louisville, KY): Kroger shooting suspect will be charged with federal hate crimes.

Enid News & Eagle (OK): Enid men among alleged Universal Aryan Brotherhood members indicted by grand jury.

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