Tag Archives: Proud Boys

Proud Boys Announce Slander Lawsuit Against SPLC

Ford Fischer reports at News2Share: Members and leadership of right-wing organization “The Proud Boys” assembled Monday afternoon in front of the Lincoln Memorial to hold a press conference announcing a lawsuit against the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). “The SPLC is the glue holding together all the media’s lies about us,” said Enrique Tarrio. The group argued that they are …

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Trump Junior Mingles With Proud Boys At CPAC Party

The Daily Beast reports: The most popular organization at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) is one most famous for filming its members wearing diapers on a college campus. Turning Point USA’s Thursday-night bash was the most sought-after party at CPAC, the annual conference of right-leaning college students, presidential aspirants, overly passionate political junkies, and attention-starved conservative media stars. White …

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Roger Stone’s Proud Boys Are Breaking His Gag Order

Buzzfeed News reports: Questioned in court last week about his recent Instagram post featuring a photo of the judge presiding over his case with what resembled a crosshairs symbol, Roger Stone said under oath that a “volunteer” found the image. He insisted he couldn’t recall who exactly, though, and struggled to identify the five or six people he said were …

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Far-Right Canadian Outlet Hires Gavin McInnes [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Gavin McInnes, the founder of “Western Chauvinist” group Proud Boys, is joining far-right Canadian website and network The Rebel Media, the outlet told Mediaite Tuesday. The hire follows a trend for The Rebel, which operates as a sort of salon de refusés for ostracized right-wing gadflies: Katie Hopkins joined after leaving the Daily Mail, white nationalist and neo-Nazi …

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Gavin McInnes Sues SPLC Over Hate Group Designation

The Daily Beast reports: Proud Boys founder Gavin McInnes sued the Southern Poverty Law Center on Monday, claiming that the civil-rights organization has cost him business opportunities by designating the pro-Trump men’s group he created as a hate group. In the lawsuit, McInnes blames the SPLC’s “hate group” designation for the Proud Boys for everything from his being kicked off …

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Portland Mayor Gets Ominous Threat From Proud Boys

The Guardian reports: Right wing activists in Portland, Oregon, appear to have shifted tactics in their ongoing confrontation with left wing groups and city authorities, attempting forced “demaskings” of opponents and picketing union venues and events. One activist has threatened the city’s mayor, Ted Wheeler. Last week, Reggie Axtell, a member of the “western chauvinist” Proud Boys group and a …

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Proud Boys Act As Security Force For Roger Stone

Jared Holt reports at Right Wing Watch: Waiting outside the courthouse were a gaggle of members of the right-wing hate group the Proud Boys, including Stone mentee Jacob Engels, Big League Politics writer Luke Rohlfing, and Proud Boys president Enrique Tarrio. Rohlfing told us he financed his own trip to Washington for the arraignment hearing. The Proud Boys have been …

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Gavin McInnis Canned By Right Wing Network BlazeTV

Heavy reports: BlazeTV announced on Saturday night that it would no longer be working with Proud Boys founder Gavin McInnes. The network didn’t explain why they were making the change, which they announced in a single, brief tweet well into the evening. But McInnes fans immediately blamed the move directly on Blaze’s founder and CEO, Glenn Beck. Blaze is a …

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Gavin McInnis: Punching Nazis Should Be A Hate Crime

“How is ‘Nazi’ not as bad as ‘faggot?’ I think they’re both pretty bad. Like, say you beat up a guy and you were screaming ‘Nazi’ as you beat him up. Couldn’t you argue that’s a hate crime? Because when you beat up a gay guy and you say that word, the f-word, it’s seen as homophobic. If you’re getting …

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Australia Denies Visa For Proud Boys Founder

ABC News Australia reports: Right-wing provocateur and founder of the Proud Boys group Gavin McInnes has had his visa application blocked by the Home Affairs Department, failing the character test to enter Australia. Critics of Mr McInnes were urging the department and Immigration Minister David Coleman to ban him from travelling to Australia for a speaking tour next year, concerned …

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Proud Boys Founder Gavin McInnis Quits “Forever”

The Huffington Post reports: Proud Boys founder Gavin McInnes has quit the group one day after it was revealed the FBI considers the neo-fascist gang to be an “extremist” group. McInnes, who co-founded Vice before leaving the media company in 2008, made the announcement in a 36-minute video posted Wednesday on YouTube. “As of today, Nov. 21, 2018, I am …

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FBI: The Proud Boys Are “Extremist” White Nationalists

The Guardian reports: The FBI now classifies the far-right Proud Boys as an “extremist group with ties to white nationalism”, according to a document produced by Washington state law enforcement. The FBI’s 2018 designation of the self-confessed “western chauvinist group” as extremist has not been previously made public. The Proud Boys was founded by the Vice Media co-founder Gavin McInnes. …

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PHILADELPHIA: Comcast Fires Proud Boys Member

Philadelphia Magazine reports: Comcast on Wednesday fired Andrew Kovalic, a 10-year employee who earlier this week became the target of a viral petition alleging that he is a member of a hate group. The petition that called for Kovalic’s termination, which had garnered 373 signatures by Wednesday morning, was created and sponsored by the Philadelphia-based nonprofit Media Mobilizing Project, which …

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Trump Threatens Violence Against Antifa: “The Police, The Military, They’re Very Tough And Getting Angrier”

More from his interview with the Daily Caller: President Donald Trump warned violent leftists and Antifa members that an opposition to them may “mobilize,” and it would mean “big trouble” for the leftist group. “They better hope that the opposition to Antifa decides not to mobilize,” the president told The Daily Caller in an exclusive Oval Office interview Wednesday. “These …

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Facebook Bans Gavin McInnis And The Proud Boys

The New York Post reports: The far-right extremist group Proud Boys has been removed from Facebook following a brawl in Manhattan that led to at least six arrests. The group and its founder Gavin McInnes were banned from the social media platform on Tuesday as part of the company’s effort to remove hate speech and hate organizations from their site. …

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Proud Boys Member Gets Fashion Makeover For Court

The New York Post reports: He’s like a whole new man, er, Boy! One of the Proud Boy goons busted last week over a brawl with Antifa protesters outside an Upper East Side Republican club underwent a total makeover for his court appearance Thursday. John Kinsman, 39, shaved his long, scruffy beard, chopped off his scraggly hair and ditched his …

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AUSTRALIA: Labor Party Calls On Government To Deny Visa To “Violent” Proud Boys Founder Gavin McInnis

Australia’s ABC News outlet reports: Labor is calling on the Government to deny a visa to Gavin McInnes, the founder of the Proud Boys, who is coming to Australia in November. McInnes is known for his extreme views and support of violence, saying when he founded the “gang” in 2016: “We will kill you, that is the Proud boys in …

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New York City Cops Arrest Three More Proud Boys

ABC New York reports: Police have made five arrests in connection with a violent clash that erupted outside of a Republican club following a speech by the founder of a controversial far-right group. Authorities say 38-year-old Geoffrey Young, a member of the group known as the “Proud Boys,” was arrested Thursday and charged with riot and attempted assault. Jay Kinsman …

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MIAMI: Proud Boys Scream At “Fucking Communist” Nancy Pelosi In Protest Organized By GOP [VIDEO]

The New York Post reports: Nancy Pelosi was hounded by a group of protesters in Florida — with some cursing and calling her a “communist.” Video of the confrontation shows the small group of hecklers shouting obscenities and calling Pelosi a communist in English and Spanish as she walks into a Wednesday campaign event for congressional hopeful Donna Shalala in …

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Proud Boys Head Claims Eight Members Will Surrender To NYC Police: “They Will Be In The Tombs By Tonight”

The New York Times reports: The founder of the far-right group the Proud Boys said on Friday that he was arranging the surrender of eight members whom the police are seeking in connection with a brawl outside a Republican club in Manhattan last weekend. At the same time, a senior official said the police have opened a broad criminal inquiry …

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