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IRHER in The Stranger: “King County GOP Invites You to Dinner with an Insurrectionist” – September 23, 2022

By September 23, 2022May 4th, 2023No Comments1 min read

IREHR’s Executive Director, Devin Burghart, was cited in The Stranger;

Author Will Casey writes, “Devin Burghart, the executive director of the Institute for Research and Education on Human Rights, which monitors far-right extremism across the country, expressed concern about Straka’s upcoming appearance. He said that the continued platforming of people like Straka is “deeply worrying” and shows a lack of commitment to tamping down on the rhetoric that led to the violent insurrection in the first place. In Burghart’s view, promoting Straka–and, by extension, his continued support of the January 6 insurrection–only furthers the erosion of the public’s trust in the electoral process.”

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Laura Gibbons

Author Laura Gibbons

Laura Gibbons is an IREHR research associate.

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