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IREHR in the Stranger: “Slog AM: Jan 6 Hearings Begin, Seattle’s OPA Director Finalists, and 30 WA Legislators Found Lurking in Creepy Facebook Groups” – June 10, 2022

By June 10, 2022May 4th, 2023No Comments1 min read

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

Journalist Will Casey writes, “Conveniently snooping on your ex’s vacation photos cannot justify the radicalization of hundreds of state legislators nationwide, because that’s what a new report from the Institute for Research and Education on Human Rights says is happening on the platform. They’ve tracked state legislator membership in what they characterize as far-right Facebook groups and found 875 state legislators participating in all sorts of cesspools of the internet.”

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Laura Gibbons

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Laura Gibbons is an IREHR research associate.

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