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Hate Crime Surged Following Donald Trump’s Election And He’s Been Passive About It

Hate crimes have surged in the ten days following the election of President-elect Donald Trump, according to a new report from the Southern Poverty Law Center. The group, which tracks hate activity from white supremacists and other extremists across the nation, released a new report documenting nearly 900 reported hate incidents since Election Day, many … Continue reading »

Holocaust Museum Condemns Pro-Trump Gathering Of Neo-Nazis And White Supremacists

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum condemned the pro-Donald Trump gathering of neo-Nazis and white supremacists in Washington D.C. over this past weekend. Film of the event, organized by the white supremacist group National Policy Institute, featured group leader Richard Spencer reciting Nazi propaganda in its original German, as well as attendees lifting their hands … Continue reading »

Lynn Tramonte Reacts to Trump-Kobach Meeting

The following statement is a reaction from Lynn Tramonte, Deputy Director of America’s Voice, regarding the recent meeting between President-elect Donald Trump and Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach:  “Kris Kobach dedicated the last decade and a half to dreaming up ways to make life miserable for immigrants, while basking in the applause of white nationalists. … Continue reading »

“Heil The People! Heil Victory!” Neo-Nazis And White Supremacists Celebrate A Donald Trump Presidency

This, from a New York Times account on the pro-Donald Trump gathering of white supremacists and neo-Nazis in Washington D.C. over the past weekend, is not normal: By the time Richard B. Spencer, the leading ideologue of the alt-right movement and the final speaker of the night, rose to address a gathering of his followers … Continue reading »

Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III Was Donald Trump Before Donald Trump

Senator Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III has been one of the loudest and bigoted voices in the Senate — and he’s just been nominated by President-elect Donald Trump to be the next Attorney General of the United States. During his time in the Senate, Sessions has scooped up every chance he’s had to trash immigration reform … Continue reading »

Reacción de Frank Sharry a la nominación de Jeff Sessions

Compartimos la reacción de Frank Sharry, Director Ejecutivo de America’s Voice, sobre la nominación del senador Jeff Sessions (R-AL) como Fiscal General del gobierno de Trump. “Otro día y otro ejemplo de cómo el presidente electo Trump está conformando los puestos más poderosos del gabinete y de consejero de la Casa Blanca en su gobierno … Continue reading »

Leading Democrats Stand Up to Trump’s Extremism, Stand Up for Latino Voters and Immigrants

“This is not a normal transition of power” In the aftermath of the 2016 election, key moments this week highlight the fact that some Democrats are ready to battle Trump with every fiber of their being. Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, said, “Every day brings fresh evidence that President-elect Donald Trump is determined … Continue reading »

Frank Sharry Reacts to Nomination of Jeff Sessions

Below is a reaction from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, on the nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) to be Attorney General for the Trump Administration. “Another day, another example of how President-elect Trump is filling the most powerful cabinet positions and senior White House posts in his Administration with white nationalists and … Continue reading »

Trump Surrogate Cites Japanese Internment Camps As “Precedent” For Muslim Registry

This is not normal. Last night, Donald Trump surrogate Carl Higbie cited Japanese internment camps as “precedent” for the President-elect’s proposed horror show, a Muslim registry. A shocked Megyn Kelly admonished his claim, leaving Higbie — formerly of the “Great America PAC” — furiously attempting a backtrack. Trump surrogates are already citing Japanese internment camps from WW II … Continue reading »

12 Of The Worst Things About Top Trump Transition Advisor, Kris Kobach

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, a key member of Donald Trump’s transition team, said the President-elect’s Administration “is considering a registry for immigrants from Muslim countries and the construction of a border wall without congressional approval,” according to POLITICO. Additionally, McClatchy reports that Kobach is being floated as a possible pick for the next … Continue reading »