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Mar 22 2023
Michigan GOP condemned for comparing gun legislation to Nazi seizures
The Michigan Republican Party on Wednesday compared gun laws proposed in the state legislature to restrictions imposed in Nazi Germany, in a social media post that drew bipartisan condemnation. “#History has shown us that the first thing a government does when it wants total control over its people is to disarm them,” the Michigan GOP wrote in a post to its official Twitter account WednesdayWashington Post
Mar 27 2023
Video shows trans activist block official in Texas senate, compare anti-drag show pols to Nazis
An activist can be seen in video footage wrestling with a Texas senate official who was trying to stop a transgender witness from testifying over the allotted time.
In the video that went viral, officials repeatedly ask Loren Perkins to abide by state senate rules to stop giving testimony at the end of her allotted two minutes on Thursday.
However, the unidentified activistNew York Post (News)
Feb 06 2023
Neo-Nazi and woman charged with conspiring to attack Maryland power grid
An admitted neo-Nazi and a Maryland woman were arrested and charged with plotting to attack several electrical substations in the Baltimore area, federal authorities announced Monday.
Prosecutors said the admitted neo-Nazi, Brandon Clint Russell, 27, and 34-year-old Sarah Beth Clendaniel conspired to commit the attacks “in furtherance of Russell’s racially or ethnically motivatedCNBC
Feb 22 2023
Suspect in Colorado LGBTQ nightclub shooting had neo-nazi leanings, targeted gay people, officers testify
A man charged with killing five people at a Colorado LGBTQ dance party had visited the nightclub at least six times before, including with his mother, but he repeatedly expressed violent intention to hurt gay people, police officers testified in court Wednesday. Anderson Aldrich, who injured more than a dozen others before being subdued by heroic people in Club Q, posted hateful commentary onUSA TODAY
Jan 23 2023
What the Zuck: Facebook Welcomes Ukraine’s Neo-Nazi Azov Regiment Back on Platform
Facebook (now known as Meta) has removed Ukraine’s Azov Regiment — members of which regularly display Nazi symbols and signs on their uniforms — from its list of dangerous individuals and organizations. With this change, Mark Zuckerberg is welcoming members of the Azov Regiment who were once blacklisted to utilize his massive platform.
The Washington Post reports that as the conflictBreitbart News
Feb 08 2023
‘You Think All Conservatives Are Nazis’: Rep. Comer Confronts Twitter Exec With His Own, Giant Printed-Out Tweet
House Oversight and Government Accountability Committee chairman James Comer of Kentucky called out ex-Twitter Head of Trust and Safety Yoel Roth’s Tweets criticizing Republicans during a Wednesday hearing.
Roth, who was responsible for removing Tweets he believed violated the social media giant’s rules, regularly met with federal officials to discuss “disinformation” and “foreignThe Daily Caller
Nov 05 2022
‘On Track To Repeat What Happened In Germany’: Clyburn Makes Nazi Comparison
House Majority Whip James Clyburn claimed Thursday in an interview with Fox News Digital that the U.S. is on track to become Nazi Germany.
Clyburn warned that the U.S. is on the same path Germany was in the early 1930’s, according to Fox News Digital.
“It’s what happens in a country that follows what happened in Germany in the early ’30’s. And I said this in 2018, it caught a lotThe Daily Caller
Apr 28 2022
Personally, I Prefer Having Fewer Nazis on Twitter
Like pretty much any journalist who compulsively wastes too much of their life on Twitter, I’ve had my fair share of unpleasant experiences with the site. In part, that’s because I’m Jewish, and I occasionally find my mentions flooded by antisemitic trolls who think it’s the height of wit to throw an echo around my name—as in “we see you (((weissmann)))”—in response to some tweet they don’tSlate
Mar 24 2023
Virginia military base Fort Pickett, named for Confederate general, becomes Fort Barfoot, named for World War II hero
A ceremony in Blackstone, VA., Friday began the U.S. Army initiative to rename nine military bases honoring Confederate generals. The first to fall ― Fort Pickett — is now Fort Barfoot, named for Col. Van T. Barfoot, a Native American World War II hero credited with capturing 17 Nazis and killing several more during a single battle in 1944. The fort, a National Guard base, was previously namedNew York Daily News
Mar 23 2023
Report: Antisemitic incidents up 63% in Georgia
Much of the antisemitic harassment in Georgia came in the form of flyers stuck on car windshields or thrown in resident’s yards. The distributions are part of an organized effort by a handful of activists allied with national hate groups that use such distributions to gain media attention and drive online donations and sales of antisemitic or Nazi-themed paraphernalia. Over the past year andAtlanta Journal-Constitution