Standoff fallout sheds light on CSPOA; White nationalists robocall for Trump; Trial opens in murder of transgender woman; and more.
Associated Press: Oregon standoff sheds some light on far-right ‘constitutional sheriffs’ group.
The Guardian (UK): Despite federal arrests in Oregon, ranchers in Utah vow they intend to ‘stand up’ to the government too.
Raw Story: White nationalist group floods ‘every Wisconsin landline’ with robocalls backing Donald Trump.
OtherWords: By turning white nationalists into political players, Trump is opening the floodgates of hell.
The Tennessean: Those lawmakers who want to make the Bible the official state book are theocrats at their core.
NBC News: As trial begins in murder of Harlem transgender woman, advocates rally for slain friend.
USA Today: Los Angeles man charged with hate crime in the murder of his gay son.
WDIV-TV (Detroit): Antigovernment ‘Sovereign citizen’ fraud investigation uncovers possible child-pornography outfit.
The Oregonian: Judge orders noted ‘sovereign citizen’ guru Winston Shrout to halt his ‘consulting’ work.
WTVY-TV (Montgomery, AL): Former Ku Klux Klan member faces more prison time on weapons-possession guilty plea.
Religion Dispatches: I was a pastor to the people who became Trump supporters.
Think Progress: Justice Ginsburg just shut down one of America’s most notorious white-rights advocates.