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IREHR in Patch: “8 MA Lawmakers Have Joined ‘Far Right’ Facebook Groups: Report” – May 24, 2022

By May 24, 2022May 4th, 2023No Comments1 min read

IREHR’s report, Breaching the Mainstream, was cited in Patch;

Dave Copeland writes, “Eight members of the Massachusetts House of Representatives are among the nearly 900 state lawmakers from around the U.S. who have joined social media groups identified by a watchdog as extremist or far right, according to a new report.”

Copeland continues, “The Institute for Research and Education on Human Rights found 875 state legislators in all 50 states who have joined 789 Facebook groups that the progressive think tank calls “far-right or extremist.”

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Laura Gibbons

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Laura Gibbons is an IREHR research associate.

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