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Articles by LCRW STAFF
by LCRW STAFF | May 4, 2023
An Oregon college board candidate and fake abortion clinic board member sent “borderline creepy” messages to teen girls.
by LCRW STAFF | February 22, 2023
Prominent neo-Nazis and their supporters are leaving Oregon for Texas, the afterlife and parts unknown.
by LCRW STAFF | February 11, 2023
San Diego public meetings were recently flooded by out-of-town extremists.
by LCRW STAFF | January 2, 2023
A network including neo-nazis and conspiracy theories embedded itself in Jackson County, OR’s GOP.
by LCRW STAFF | September 21, 2022
Last month, the New York Times’ podcast The Daily produced an episode about the anti-abortion ideology of Jeff Durbin and his Apologia Church in Mesa, Arizona. Durbin, a bearded, hipster-dressing pastor, believes that abortions should be punishable by the death penalty. He’s part of a growing network of self-identified “abortion abolitionists.” Yes, you read that […]
by LCRW STAFF | September 2, 2022
Pastor Chad McComas is officially an unemployed bigot. McComas was the founder of Rogue Retreat, the largest provider of publicly funded homeless shelters in Southern Oregon, and served as the organization’s executive director for 24 years. McComas was terminated by his own board of directors on August 16, 2022, after local activists exposed his ties […]
by LCRW STAFF | August 3, 2022
Even the rural towns of Southern Oregon cannot escape the growing panic surrounding drag queens and “groomers.” In July, conspiratorial preachers and Ammon Bundy’s “People’s Rights” network flung baseless allegations and threatened violence against local pride organizers. While the bigots readied themselves to counterprotest against Klamath Pride, queer community members used small town organizing tactics […]
by LCRW STAFF | March 9, 2022
They were so close. They had the trucks, the bodies, the money, the supplies. They had the fervor and the rhetoric. They had over a million and a half in funding. In Hagerstown, Maryland, on the eve of March 5, the crowd filled the bleachers of the speedway. They hung onto every word from the […]
by LCRW STAFF | March 4, 2022
MONROVIA, INDIANA— The star of the evening was…a dog. Outfitted with a patriotic blindfold and a personal miniature Jeep, Dixie the Praying Dog took the stage for the rally’s opening prayer. Her prized trick—bowing toward the ground and “praying”—earned coos from the audience. Some whipped out their phones to record her as they prayed along. […]
For the third year in a row, perennial fringe candidate Don Grundmann put on his “Straight Pride” event in front of a closed-for-the-day Planned Parenthood in Modesto, California on August 28th. The annual gatherings have become a defacto show of force for violent, hard-right paramilitary groups in the Central Valley and this year was no […]
by LCRW STAFF | April 6, 2021
Well-known Clark County resident Timothy Clayton Ryerson appeared in Superior Court Monday by video from the County jail. He was arrested April 2, 2021 for inappropriately filming a minor with whom he resided and is charged with two counts of 2nd-degree voyeurism. Allegations against Ryerson include that he filmed his roommate’s 5-year-old daughter without her […]
by LCRW STAFF | January 14, 2021
In May of 2014 Dan Watson of Kanab, Utah posted a photograph on his personal Facebook page of a line of armed men silhouetted against a sunset. The man at the far right of the photo holds the leash of a dog – probably a German Shepherd. Overlaid on the photo are the words “There […]
by LCRW STAFF | September 16, 2020
On Sunday I arrived in Corbett, Oregon at around 1:37 in the afternoon. I was determined to either disprove the rumors or find evidence of armed militia forming checkpoints, roadblocks, or patrolling the area. What I found instead, early in the afternoon still, was what looked like a “typical American family” pulled over to the […]
Last year, Don James Grundmann, a religious bigot with ties to the Proud Boys and founder of the National Straight Pride Coalition, tried to hold a “Straight Pride Parade” in Modesto, CA. Grundmann’s intent was to hijack the “Straight Pride” branding of a Boston-based fascist group called Resist Marxism, who got national attention for the […]