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Tue Feb 6, 2018, 11:16 AM

The Alt-Right is Killing People

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) counted over 100 people killed or injured by alleged perpetrators influenced by the so-called "alt-right" — a movement that continues to access the mainstream and reach young recruits.

Source: SPLC

On December 7, 2017, a 21-year-old white male posing as a student entered Aztec High School in rural New Mexico and began firing a handgun, killing two students before taking his own life.

At the time, the news of the shooting went largely ignored, but the online activity of the alleged killer, William Edward Atchison, bore all the hallmarks of the “alt-right”—the now infamous subculture and political movement consisting of vicious trolls, racist activists, and bitter misogynists.

But Atchison wasn’t the first to fit the profile of alt-right killer—that morbid milestone belongs to Elliot Rodger, the 22-year-old who in 2014 killed six in Isla Vista, California, after uploading a sprawling manifesto filled with hatred of young women and interracial couples (Atchison went by “Elliot Rodger” in one of his many online personas and lauded the “supreme gentleman,” a title Rodger gave himself and has since become a meme on the alt-right).

Including Rodger’s murderous rampage there have been at least 13 alt-right related fatal episodes, leaving 43 dead. And more than 60 injured in these incidents (see list). Nine of the 12 incidents counted here occurred in 2017 alone, making last year the most violent year for the movement.

Read more: https://www.splcenter.org/20180205/alt-right-killing-people

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Tue Feb 6, 2018, 11:58 AM

1. Its not just the alt right.

The other right seems to be goin’ strong in that regard, as well.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Tue Feb 6, 2018, 01:17 PM

2. K&R

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Tue Feb 6, 2018, 01:48 PM

3. That's why I've had eyes in the back of my head

since Jan. 2017... I knew what was coming on the horizon.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Wed Feb 7, 2018, 09:33 AM

4. Once again it must be repeated: "Right wing Americans are the real terrorist threat in America."

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Wed Feb 7, 2018, 07:12 PM

5. The Alt Right wants a race war. Fuck if that ever happens...

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