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IREHR in the Daily Kos: “Far-right violence declined in 2021, study finds, but conditions suggest a calm before the storm” – May 4, 2022

By May 4, 2022May 4th, 2023No Comments1 min read

Devin Burghart, executive director of the Institute for Research and Education on Human Rights, was quoted in the Daily Kos.

Burghart says, ““Over the past year, the Proud Boys have worked to embed themselves amongst local activists who haven’t been tarnished by the Jan. 6 insurrection. They’ve enmeshed themselves into local efforts to push back against vaccine mandates, or critical race theory, and other local conflicts, which has allowed them to steer clear of the national discussion about the insurrection and provide them with a base of support that they didn’t have prior to Jan. 6.”

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Laura Gibbons

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Laura Gibbons is an IREHR research associate.

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