ADL and Law Enforcement Experts Present Counter-Terrorism Training on Homegrown Islamic Extremism in California

The Anti-Defamation League of San Diego spearheaded a counter-terrorism training reaching over 300 local, state and federal law enforcement personnel throughout San Diego and Southern California on August 17, 2016. The training, entitled “California Radicalization: Homegrown Islamic Extremism in Our Backyard,” was presented in coordination with the Office of Homeland Security and the San Diego
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ADL Hails Twitter’s “Critical” Move in Suspending Accounts Responsible for Promoting Terror

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today praised Twitter for its “critical” move after the social media platform announced that it has suspended more than 200,000 accounts that have violated policies related to the promotion of terrorism. In a blog posted today, the company announced that since the middle of 2015, 360,000 accounts have been removed. In
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California White Supremacist Convicted of Murder

On August 11, 2016, a jury con­victed white suprema­cist Billy Ray Mount, of Clear­lake, Cal­i­for­nia, on charges of second-degree murder. Billy Ray Mount (Lake County Sheriff’s Office) Mount, 36, a mem­ber of the racist skin­head orga­ni­za­tion Volks­front, killed Steven Galvin in a drive-by shoot­ing on July 2, 2015, appar­ently in retal­i­a­tion for Galvin’s alleged theft
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Alarming Rate of Extremist Related Shootouts with Police in 2016

Since Jan­u­ary 2009, ADL has tracked 70 inci­dents in which shots were fired between police and domes­tic ide­o­log­i­cal extrem­ists. Eighty-four per­cent of those involved were pur­vey­ors of extreme right-wing ideologies. The July 17 attack on Baton Rouge police marks the ninth such inci­dent this year. With nine inci­dents year-to-date, verses a full-year aver­age of 8.5
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ADL Presents: “Turning Points: The Megan Phelps-Roper Story”

The “Turning Points” series began in March with Frank Meeink – the former Neo-Nazi who inspired the movie “American History X.” The series aims to highlight people that have made drastic changes in their lifestyles and worldviews, and that have become allies in the fight against hate and bigotry. The Anti-Defamation League is proud to
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The new chapter in Catholic–Jewish relations: Celebrating 50 years of Nostra Aetate

Learn more about Catholic-Jewish relations here:
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