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IREHR in The Crime Report: “Republicans Usher Extremism into the Mainstream” – May 17, 2022

By May 17, 2022May 4th, 2023No Comments1 min read

IREHR’s newest report, Breaching the Mainstream, was cited by The Crime Report;

TCR staff writes, “Milbank, author of The Destructionists: The 25-Year Crackup of the Republican Party, points to a recent study from the Institute for Research and Education on Human Rights which found that more than one in five Republican state legislators were affiliated with far-right groups.”

TCR continues, “The researchers found that 875 legislators — all but three of them Republicans — were members of one or more of 789 far-right Facebook groups, representing 22 percent of all Republican state legislators.”

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Laura Gibbons

Author Laura Gibbons

Laura Gibbons is an IREHR research associate.

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