FBI elevates risk from neo-Nazis to same level as ISIS

“Not only is the terror threat diverse, it’s unrelenting.” –FBI director Chris Wray. The FBI has elevated the risk from neo-Nazis in America to the same level with which it regards ISIS. Violent racist extremism is now a “national threat priority,” FBI Director Christopher Wray said in a hearing before the House Judiciary Committee on […]

Prominent Canadian trans activist who spoke out about violence against community killed

‘The same thing that she was trying to be vocal about happened to her,’ says Julie Berman’s friend Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/julie-berman-death-canada-trans-activist-killed-toronto-a9262711.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Maya Oppenheim

Driver who ran over girl she thought was 'a Mexican' charged in second hit-and-run

Iowa woman also charged with second hate crime on same day Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/hit-run-teenage-girl-mexican-hate-crime-iowa-a9258916.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Neil Vigdor

Kentucky’s former GOP governor pardoned a bunch of rapists and murderers on his way out of office, including a child rapist

Former Republican Governor of Kentucky Matt Bevin pardoned 28 prisoners on his way out of office, including Micah Schoettle, convicted of repeatedly raping a nine year old girl over a two year period, often while her sister was present. Bevin told a conservative talk-show host that he believed Schoettle had been falsely accused and convicted, […]

YouTube’s tougher harassment policy aims to address hate speech, veiled threats and repeat offenders

In YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki’s quarterly letter last month, the exec said the company was working to develop a new harassment policy. Today, YouTube is sharing the results of those efforts with the release of an updated policy which now takes a stronger stance against threats and personal attacks, addresses toxic comments, and gets tougher […]

I know Stephen Miller is a white supremacist because I was too, says former Breitbart editor

Donald Trump adviser is a racist, says right-wing journalist who exchanged hundreds of emails with him Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/stephen-miller-breitbart-white-supremacist-trump-a9246981.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Colin Drury

Hedgehog killed after firework attached to its head and set off

‘It comes with great sadness to say that the hedgehog has had to be put down,’ police say Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/hedgehog-killed-firework-death-lancashire-animal-cruelty-police-a9197621.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Chiara Giordano