by ARIZONA RIGHT WATCH | September 20, 2023
Moms For Liberty is setting up shop in Arizona, pledging to push book bannings and anti-queer policies.
by ARIZONA RIGHT WATCH | February 27, 2023
A gun rally filled with extremists on Presidents’ Day weekend preceded bomb threats shutting down a drag story hour event.
by ARIZONA RIGHT WATCH | February 6, 2023
TPUSA is allying with a fake clinic whose board has cross-membership with a hate group.
by ARIZONA RIGHT WATCH | January 13, 2023
A recently-elected AZ school board member was mentioned in Ray Epps J6 deposition.
by ARIZONA RIGHT WATCH | December 31, 2022
This year’s AmFest’s rallying cry was dehumanizing trans people. Also, Nazis attended but we were barred.
by ARIZONA RIGHT WATCH | November 2, 2022
Drag Story Hour AZ organizers were under too much pressure. On October 8th 2022, Drag Story Hour Arizona (DSH-AZ) was scheduled to participate in a free event and fundraiser at the Tucson Children’s Museum. Previous DSH-AZ events and other LGBTQ+ spaces were put under siege by bigots. This time was too much, and they knew […]
by ARIZONA RIGHT WATCH | August 1, 2022
Since losing the 2020 election, Donald Trump has kept up his endless train of MAGA rallies, with Arizona hosting the most post-loss events. On July 24, 2021, Turning Point Action sponsored a Phoenix Trump rally while the fraudulent, discredited Maricopa “audit” was still ongoing. Six months later, on January 15, 2022, Trump helicoptered into the […]
by ARIZONA RIGHT WATCH | June 10, 2022
A far-right takeover is happening throughout the country at the local level. In Florida, at least half a dozen former and current members of the neo-fascist Proud Boys have secured official positions with the Miami-Dade Republican Party. Across the country, white nationalist propagandist Vincent James Foxx relocated from California to the small Idaho town of […]
by ARIZONA RIGHT WATCH | May 27, 2022
Another week, another senseless, violent tragedy in the so-called Greatest Country in the World. Dozens dead. A white supremacist terror attack targeting a Black community in Buffalo, New York. And a classroom of Fourth Graders violently ripped away from their families in Uvalde, Texas. Countless lives affected. It hurts to even process. Yet, somehow, the […]
by ARIZONA RIGHT WATCH | April 1, 2022
International Transgender Day of Visibility on March 31st is a celebration of trans people and the accomplishments of trans and gender-nonconforming individuals worldwide. The annual day of awareness is also a time to highlight continued discrimination and what still needs to be done to achieve trans liberation and justice. The day before this year’s TDOV, […]
by ARIZONA RIGHT WATCH | March 14, 2022
In December 2021, the Arizona chapter of the Anti-Defamation League released their end-of-year report showing antisemitic and hate incidents had risen in the state by 26% since the previous year. The southern city of Tucson saw a noticeable wave of neo-nazi hate incidents. Last June, local synagogue, Chabad on River, had their doors vandalized with […]
“The People’s Convoy” began their journey towards Washington D.C. in Adelanto, California, with plans to hold a vehicle protest styled after the recent blockade in Canada. For weeks, a series of noisy blockades occupied the capital city of Ottawa and international border crossings between the United States and Canada, including the Ambassador Bridge. As a […]
by ARIZONA RIGHT WATCH | February 14, 2022
Dates and location suggestions vary but the objective is clear: to recreate a U.S. version of the Canadian convoys and (still ongoing) vehicle blockades. For weeks, Canada’s capital city, Ottawa, has been occupied by incessantly honking demonstrators who gathered from several points across the country. Protesters claim their grievances surround the COVID-19 vaccine mandates for […]
by ARIZONA RIGHT WATCH | February 8, 2022
Arizona has become an unspeakable hotbed for right-wing extremist activity in the aftermath of the 2020 election. The state is no stranger to Bundy-friendly politicians or the numerous racist militias who harass migrants at the border, but the “Stop the Steal” era has severely shifted the Arizona right. Nothing highlights this radicalization more than the […]