Stories tagged: "right-wing violence"


6 Takeaways From The Fourth House Hearing on Jan. 6
‘A Clear and Present Danger to American Democracy’: Five Things We Learned in the Latest Jan. 6 Hearing

The third public hearing, which took place Thursday, focused on efforts by former President Donald Trump and his allies to pressure Vice President Mike Pence into overturning the election.

From left, Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia and Andy Biggs and Paul Gosar, both of Arizona, were among six Republican House members who called on the Justice Department Tuesday to respond to what the called the mistreaetment of "political prisoners" arrested in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. (Photo courtesy C-SPAN)
Group Plans Appeal in Effort to Keep Gosar, Biggs, Finchem off Ballot

The case cites the 14th Amendment, which prohibits people who have taken an oath to defend the Constitution from holding office if they then “engaged in insurrection or rebellion” against the government.

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Arizona Man Gets Probation for His Role in ‘Horrific Events’ of Jan. 6

Micajah Joel Jackson is one of nine Arizona residents charged in connection with the Jan. 6 attack on the US Capitol.

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Arizona Hate Crimes Hit Their Highest Level Since 9/11—and It’s Likely an Undercount

Fewer police departments sent data on hate crimes to the FBI, or reported zero, leading many to believe that the 2020 numbers are not a complete picture.

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Arizona’s Extreme Far-Right Has Been Brewing for Years and the Attempted Capitol Coup Shows It Can’t Be Ignored

The presence of a local QAnon figure is a sign of just how far the far-right’s rising aggression and conspiratorial rhetoric fueled by Trump has come in both Arizona and the nation. A familiar face was front and center as a swarm of right-wing extremists fueled by President Donald Trump’s rhetoric stormed the US Capitol...

Trump supporters gathered in the nation's capital to protest the ratification of President-elect Joe Biden's Electoral College victory over President Donald Trump in the 2020 election. The demonstration turned violent and deadly. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
What Is the 25th Amendment and Why Are Folks Calling for It to Be Invoked After the Capitol Chaos?

“I don’t know where his Cabinet has been all this time, but it’s long overdue for the 25th Amendment because this man is no longer capable of serving the United States of America."

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Trump’s Election Loss Temper Tantrum Is Stoking the Fires of Right-Wing Violence

State election officials and local health and school boards are the latest targets of threats and intimidation.