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The desk on the Arizona Senate floor for Sen. Janae Shamp, R-Surprise, displays the 'An Appeal to Heaven' flag, which has been adopted by Christian nationalists and other extremists in recent years. Shamp says she displays the flag because of its historical ties to the American Revolution and is unaware of its use by far-right extremist groups.

Arizona Republican state Sen. Janae Shamp proudly displays a flag tied to Christian nationalism and other extremist movements on her desk at the Arizona Senate, and says she embraced the symbol for its historical meaning and doesn’t care that “fringe groups” have adopted it. Read more»

A federal jury ruled Thursday that Enrique Tarrio and three lieutenants of his far-right Proud Boys worked to overthrow the U.S. government after former President Donald Trump lost the 2020 election.

Enrique Tarrio and three lieutenants of his far-right Proud Boys group are guilty of seditious conspiracy, a federal jury ruled Thursday, finding that each worked to overthrow the U.S. government after former President Donald Trump lost the 2020 election. Read more»

So "Dilbert" cartoonist Scott Adams has exposed himself as a racist now. What happened? On YouTube, Adams called Black Americans a “hate group” and said white people should “get the hell away from” them. Read more»

Proud Boys members attend a gun-rights rally at the Arizona Capitol on Feb. 18, 2023.

Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb said on Saturday at the Arizona Second Amendment Rally that he is on the verge of running for Senate in 2024 - though he previously said he was content in his role as sheriff and didn’t have plans to run for higher office. Read more»

The government’s indictment accuses the members of the loosely organized antigovernment militia of planning to 'stop the lawful transfer of presidential power by Jan. 20, 2021.'

Jury selection in the trial of four Oath Keepers' members charged with seditious conspiracy in connection with the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol attack began on Tuesday, less than a week after two of their co-defendants were convicted by a jury of the rare charge. Read more»

A federal jury entered a guilty verdict Tuesday against Stewart Rhodes, the leader of the extremist right-wing Oath Keepers group, the culmination of nearly three days of deliberation in a high-profile seditious conspiracy trial that lasted more than a month. Read more»

Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb addresses a crowd at former-President Donald Trump’s Save America rally in Prescott Valley, Arizona, July 22, 2022. Lamb is the leader of the ‘constitutional sheriff' organization Protect America Now, which the Southern Poverty Law Center recently labeled an 'anti-government' group.

More than half of Arizona’s county sheriffs are at least partially aligned with a growing movement of so-called “constitutional sheriffs,” with an ideology that indoctrinates them with false legal theories about a sheriff’s authority over state and federal government. Read more»

Between 2012 and 2016, white nationalists on Twitter saw a 600% increase in Twitter followers.

Membership in white nationalist groups is not limited to the attempted violent overthrow of the government, and poses an ongoing threat as seen in massacres carried out by young men radicalized by this movement. Read more»

Members of the violent extremist groups Proud Boys and Oath Keepers and other Trump supporters interpreted a Dec. 19 tweet from Trump to attend a 'wild' Jan. 6 rally in Washington as a call to arms to fight election certification.

The U.S. House panel investigating Donald Trump’s attempts to overturn the 2020 presidential election described Tuesday how the president called on his supporters to come to Washington on Jan. 6, 2021 for a “wild” protest - resulting in an insurrection. Read more»

The hearing is the first in a series throughout June, as the committee lays out its evidence about the Jan. 6, 2021 attack.

The U.S. House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol alleged two groups supporting then-President Donald Trump planned the riot to stop the transfer of presidential power - while Trump tacitly endorsed the insurrection. Read more»

The first of the live televised Jan. 6 Committee hearings will air Thursday at 8 p.m. You can watch it on CNN, MSNBC, CBS, ABC, NBC, PBS, C-Span, and even Fox Business. Fox News is sticking to its regular line-up of TuckerHannityIngraham, because they can’t let their viewers make up their own minds. Read more»

This Thursday, the January 6 Committee will have a live hearing during primetime at 8 PM. All the news networks will be carrying it except Fox News. They’re going to stick with their usual goon gaslight lineup of Tucker Carlson, Sean Hannity, and Laura Ingraham, who I’m sure will each trash the hearing they’re not allowing their viewers to witness themselves. Read more»

Domestic-based terrorists have replaced foreign organizations as the major security threat to the U.S.

Protests in many cities became magnets for “politically motivated violence,” and while only a fraction of the demonstrations have been warped by violence, the potential should persuade policymakers to ban or restrict firearms from public gatherings. Read more»

An attendee at the 'Justice for J6' rally at the Arizona Capitol flies an upside down American flag, a signal of distress.

Only a few dozen people, many of them members of a violent extremist organization, showed up at the Arizona Capitol on Saturday for a rally claiming that Donald Trump supporters who stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 did nothing wrong and were being held as “political prisoners.” Read more»

Protesters stormed the U.S. Capitol Building to protest a joint session of Congress to ratify President-elect Joe Biden’s 306-232 Electoral College win over President Donald Trump.

A rally planned for Saturday at the Arizona Capitol that aims to support “political prisoners” of the January 6 insurrection will feature speakers who are white nationalists, have endorsed Nazi ideology and are facing charges for storming the U.S. Capitol alongside GOP legislators. Read more»

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