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March 30, 2006

Neo-Nazis and anti-immigration extremists responded to a highly publicized wave of immigration reform demonstrations in major U.S. cities with open calls for terrorist violence, including truck bombs, machine gun attacks, and assassinations of U.S. senators and members of Congress.

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January 27, 2006

An Arizona court this week signed over the 70-acre compound formerly owned by Ranch Rescue vigilante Casey Nethercott to two El Salvadorans he terrorized nearly two years ago.

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December 16, 2005

SPLC attorneys in September filed a lawsuit seeking damages for Billy Ray Johnson, a mentally disabled black man knocked unconscious and left on a roadside by four young white men.

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September 19, 2005

This is a lawsuit against four young white men who terrorized, humiliated and beat a mentally retarded African-American man, dumped his unconscious body on the side of a dark country road and left him for dead. In 2007, a jury awarded a $9 million verdict to help the family pay for the care the victim will need for the rest of his life.

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August 26, 2005

Fifty years ago, brutally murdered 14-year-old Emmett Till was pulled from a Mississippi river. His mother bravely displayed his mutilated body for all the world to see, galvanizing the Civil Rights Movement.

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July 22, 2005

Thomas Moore's crusade for convictions in the 1964 killings of his 19-year-old brother and a friend the same age helped prompt U. S. Attorney Dunn Lampton of Jackson to pledge to re-investigate the murders.

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July 18, 2005

Eric Rudolph, the abortion clinic and Olympic Park bomber responsible for four bombings that killed two and injured more than 150 others over a three-year period, was sentenced to life in prison today.

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June 23, 2005

Guilty in the manslaughter of three civil rights activists in 1964, former Klansman Edgar Ray Killen has been sentenced to 60 years in prison.

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