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  • Catholic Shrine Vandalized Twice, Parish Vows to Rebuild ‘a Thousand Times’ [Rockford, IL)

    07/30/2020 5:35:11 PM PDT · by marshmallow
    LifeSite News ^ | 7/28/20 | Martin Burger
    The parish asked for prayers for 'the person or persons who have been destroying our shrine,' who 'are certainly poor in faith[.]'ROCKFORD, Illinois, July 28, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) — A roadside shrine in the Catholic parish of Saint Bernadette in Rockford, Illinois has been vandalized and destroyed twice within three weeks — but the community is determined to rebuild it “a thousand times,” if necessary. The little shrine with the message “Jesus loves you” houses a crucifix and is located close to a bus stop in front of the church. On July 5 or 6, the first act of vandalism took...
  • SHOCK VIDEO: Man Randomly Attacks Women With Handsaw Inside Laundromat

    07/25/2020 11:09:44 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 56 replies
    Breaking911 ^ | 7/23/2020 | Staff
    PORTLAND, OR — A man is in custody facing several charges after he randomly attacked two women inside a Portland laundromat with a handsaw. The incident happened on July 17th in the 2700 block of NE Weidler Street. The suspect, 58-year-old Shane Vordelmicha Green, was later arrested by police. He is charged with three counts of second-degree assault, six counts of unlawful use of a weapon, first-degree attempted assault, strangulation, four counts of menacing, two counts of second-degree attempted assault, harassment, second-degree disorderly conduct, interfering with a peace officer and four counts of reckless endangering.
  • White House official: Trump will prosecute ‘sacrilegious acts’ of vandalism against Catholic churches, statues

    07/20/2020 8:35:32 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 17 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | July 20, 2020 | Dorothy Cumming McLean
    White House official: Trump will prosecute ‘sacrilegious acts’ of vandalism against Catholic churches, statues 'President Trump will always demand law and order in American communities, and ensure the criminals causing these sacrilegious acts will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.' Top: San Gabriel Mission in California / Lower left: Damage to Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Ocala, Florida. A man has been charged with attempted murder / Lower right: A burned statue of the Virgin Mary in Boston, MA WASHINGTON, D.C., July 20, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) ― President Donald Trump has promised to bring those caught vandalizing...
  • San Gabriel Mission Church Fire Began in Choir Loft, Official Says

    07/15/2020 5:58:46 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 3 replies
    San Gabriel Valley Tribune ^ | 7/13/20 | Ruby Gonzales
    A weekend fire that gutted the Mission San Gabriel Arcangel church started in the choir loft on the second floor, then spread to the ceiling and the wooden roof, authorities said Monday. But investigators have not yet determined what started the blaze, which broke out early Saturday morning at the 215-year-old church on West Mission Drive. Investigators took collected materials over to a lab, San Gabriel Fire Capt. Antonio Negrete said. The fire began at the choir loft, which is about 250 square feet, he said, adding that there was substantial burning in one area. It spread to the ceiling....
  • Virgin Mary statue fire: Boston Police investigate whether it was hate crime

    07/14/2020 6:15:05 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 15 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | July 14, 2020 | RICK SOBEY
    Boston Police are investigating whether the burning of a Virgin Mary statue outside a Dorchester church was a hate crime, a department spokesman confirmed on Tuesday. A statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary was set ablaze outside St. Peter’s Parish Saturday night. The Boston Police joint investigation includes the civil rights violations unit, the arson unit and district detectives, BPD spokesman Sgt. Detective John Boyle said on Tuesday.
  • Catholic Churches Across The Country Burned, Vandalized Over The Weekend

    07/13/2020 6:13:53 PM PDT · by EBH · 42 replies
    Daily Wire ^ | 0713/2020 | Emily Zanotti
    At least four Catholic churches in four states were vandalized over the weekend in a string of attacks that have authorities wondering whether religious icons and statues are next to be targeted by anti-racism and “anti-fascist” protesters. Fox News reports that churches in California, New York, Massachusetts, and Florida were all targeted by vandals, and several historic churches suffered major damage in arson attacks. In Los Angeles, the historic San Gabriel Church, which was about to turn 250 years old, was targeted in an arson attack. In Boston, a statue of the Virgin Mary — a monument to veterans of...
  • Reddit Removed Subreddit Dedicated To Tracking Hate Crime Hoaxes, Accused Of Promoting ‘Hate’

    07/13/2020 11:36:51 AM PDT · by C19fan · 23 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | July 10, 2020 | Chris White
    Reddit banned a subreddit dedicated to tracking alleged hate crime hoaxes on the same day the platform removed a subreddit in June devoted to President Donald Trump. Reddit users who keep tabs on potential hate crime hoaxes via the popular subreddit are met with a label notifying them that “r/hatecrimehoaxes has been banned from Reddit.” The page also notes that the page was banned for “violating Reddit’s rule against promoting hate.”
  • Virgin Mary statue set on fire outside Boston church: Police

    07/12/2020 11:22:36 AM PDT · by massmike · 50 replies
    bostonherald.com ^ | 07/12/2020 | Rick Sobey
    A Virgin Mary statue was set ablaze outside a Boston church Saturday night, said police who are investigating the arson incident. Officers at 10 p.m. responded to a call for a fire in the area of 284 Bowdoin St. in Dorchester. On arrival at Saint Peter’s Parish, officers saw that a statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary had been set on fire. A suspect had lit plastic flowers on fire, which were in the hands of the Virgin Mary statue, according to members of the Boston Fire Department Fire Investigation Unit. That caused the statue’s face and upper body to...
  • Fond du Lac man charged with hate crime for allegedly crashing into oncoming motorcyclist

    07/09/2020 7:31:59 PM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 47 replies
    Fox 11 News ^ | 7/9/20
    -- A Fond du Lac man intentionally crashed into and killed a motorcyclist last week because he believed the motorcyclist was white, Fond du Lac County Sheriff Ryan Waldschmidt said. Daniel Navarro, 27, is charged with first-degree intentional homicide, hate crime and use of a dangerous weapon in the crash last week that killed 55-year-old Phillip Thiessen. “Given the current social climate, the information shared today will undoubtedly lead to future conversation and discussion within our community,” said Waldschmidt. Thiessen was found dead in the road on July 3. Officers were called to the area of Winnebago Drive and Taycheedah...
  • Another Hate Hoax: Washington State Politician Jonathan Lopez Admits Sending Himself Racist Hate Mail And Violating Stolen Valor Act

    07/08/2020 9:42:05 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 37 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 07/08/2020 | Jim Hoft
    Another day, another hate hoax… Umatilla County commissioner candidate Jonathan Lopez admitted this week he faked the hate mail he posted on his facebook page.Lopez posted the hateful letter filled with racist, homophobic and misogynist slurs. What a nut. And Lopez said he served in the US Coast Guard. It was another lie and violation of the Stolen Valor Act.KOMO News reported: A man who claimed he received a hate-filled, racist letter from an anonymous person allegedly wrote the letter himself, Hermiston Police say.Chief Jason Edmiston tells KEPR-TV News that the criminal investigation for second-degree intimidation due to the racist,...
  • Vanity: Soros-Funded D.A. Charges Couple with Hate Crime for Defacing BLM Mural

    07/07/2020 4:52:31 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 55 replies
    Vanity / KCBS
    KCBS 106.9 FM/740 AM @KCBSRadio BREAKING: The #Martinez couple caught on video painting over the approved #BlackLivesMatter mural on #FourthofJuly are being charged with a hate crime, according to a release from the #ContraCostaCounty District Attorney's office.
  • County commission candidate confesses to writing racist letter (Oregon)

    07/07/2020 2:59:14 PM PDT · by Baladas · 28 replies
    East Oregonian ^ | Jul 6, 2020 | Jade McDowell
    HERMISTON — A racist letter that recent Umatilla County commissioner candidate Jonathan Lopez claimed was left anonymously in his mailbox was written by Lopez himself, according to Lopez and Hermiston Police Chief Jason Edmiston. On Monday, July 6, Edmiston said in an email that Lopez had confessed that he wrote the letter. Edmiston said the case would be forwarded to the Umatilla County District Attorney’s office for review for initiating a false report, a Class A misdemeanor in Oregon. “From the onset, this alleged incident has been thoroughly investigated,” Edmiston wrote in an email. “Our investigation has shown that Mr....
  • Washington Post opinion editor calls America a 'racist *and* patriarchal society' and says 'white men protecting their women from black people' are behind the threats over her 'Karens are lucky' tweet

    07/07/2020 7:20:57 AM PDT · by C19fan · 30 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | July 7, 2020 | Frances Murray and Jennifer Smith
    The Washington Post opinion editor who said white women are lucky black people aren't looking for revenge has hit back at criticism saying America's 'patriarchal society' has created the notion that white women must be protected from black people. Karen Attiah, 34, wrote on Twitter that 'America is a racist *and* patriarchal society' and that the 'toxic ideas of white masculinity' must be broken down to end racism. She later tweeted about the nickname 'Karen' being retired for 'dangerous white women' after revealing some of the threatening emails and texts she has received since her first controversial tweet.
  • Protestor Topples 10 Commandments Monument, Drags it Down Street With Pickup

    07/01/2020 1:06:24 PM PDT · by aimhigh · 112 replies
    Montana Daily Gazette ^ | 07/01/2020 | Montana Daily Gazette
    Although Montana’s leftwingers claim that anti-police protests around the Big Sky State are peaceful and that citizens being on guard for potential lawlessness amounts to “intimidation,” it appears that there is indeed an ugly side to the activists. They just pulled down a monument to the Ten Commandments, chained it to a pickup, and drove off with it being dragged down the street. Flathead 411 posted a video (credit: Dusty Jones) of workers placing the monument, abandoned in the middle of the street across the yellow line, into a skid steer bucket to be transported out of the way of...
  • Macy's Says White Employee Attacked By Black Man Never Said the 'N-Word'

    06/22/2020 9:07:47 AM PDT · by rktman · 56 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 6/21/2020 | Bronson Stocking
    A Macy's employee in Michigan was knocked to the ground and punched multiple times by a black man.
  • Macy’s: Viral beating of employee ‘unprovoked’ despite racism claim

    06/20/2020 11:05:14 AM PDT · by rintintin · 41 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | June 19 2020 | By BRIAN NIEMIETZ
    Macy’s says that viral video of a man being pummeled in its Flint, Mich., store shows an employee being victimized in an “unprovoked” attack. “We are deeply saddened about the incident that took place on Monday (June 15) at Macy’s Genesee Valley as the safety of Macy’s customers and colleagues is our top priority,” Macy’s spokeswoman Andrea Schwartz told MLive-The Flint Journal. “Violence in the workplace of any kind is unacceptable. All the materials from the evening have been reviewed and it is clear that the attack was unprovoked. We are working closely with local authorities on this investigation, and...
  • Victim of ‘unprovoked’ Michigan Macy’s beatdown is an employee

    06/19/2020 1:18:30 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 132 replies
    NY Post ^ | June 19, 2020 | 3:30pm | Joshua Rhett Miller
    The white man pummeled to the floor in a viral video taken at a Macy’s in Michigan after allegedly using the N-word is an employee who was assaulted in an “unprovoked” attack, company officials said. Footage of the brutal beatdown Monday at a Macy’s in Flint Township showed a white man being knocked to the floor by a black man at the Genessee Valley Center mall. A portion of the video posted to Facebook by rapper FT Quay claimed the white man was punched several times after he was overheard referring to a black man as a “n—-r.” After a...
  • Shaun King says Jesus images 'a form of white supremacy' that must go: 'They should all come down'

    06/22/2020 3:50:55 PM PDT · by kevcol · 216 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | June 22, 2020 | Douglas Ernst
    “Yes,” Mr. King said regarding his support for tearing down images of Christ. “All murals and stained glass windows of white Jesus, and his European mother, and their white friends should also come down. They are a gross form [of] white supremacy. Created as tools of oppression. Racist propaganda. They should all come down.” The activist doubled down on the matter in response to feedback.
  • Noose found hanging in Bubba Wallace's garage stall at Talladega, NASCAR says.

    06/22/2020 5:07:30 AM PDT · by carriage_hill · 75 replies
    Fox News ^ | 6.22.2020 | David Aaro
    NASCAR announced it was investigating after a noose was found hanging in driver Bubba Wallace's garage stall Sunday at Talladega, nearly two weeks after prohibiting any images or displays of the Confederate flag at events. Wallace, 26, the only black driver in the NASCAR Cup Series, responded on Twitter late Sunday. He said the sport has made a commitment to shaping an inclusive community, adding that "we will not be deterred by the reprehensible actions of those who seek to spread hate.”
  • Michigan rapper who filmed his brother beating a white Macy's employee says he heard the man use the n-word and the attack was 'spur of the moment'

    06/21/2020 5:08:02 PM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 98 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | PUBLISHED: 21:35 EDT, 20 June 2020 | UPDATED: 01:38 EDT, 21 June 2020 | By ARIEL ZILBER and FRANCES MULRANEY and MATTHEW WRIGHT FOR DAILYMAIL.COM
    The Michigan rapper who filmed his brother pummeling a white Macy’s store employee claims he clearly heard the man utter a racial slur and that the violent reaction ‘was spur of the moment.’ ‘I just want people to know the real story of really what happened and what’s in the description of me and my brother just walking into Macy’s just minding our own business,’ FT Quay, the 22-year-old rapper, told the New York Post. ‘And, yes, we made a petty joke and asked the guy “Was the shirt too little?” when he could’ve asked me. He was just being...