Tess Owen

hate crimes

VIDEO: Matthew Shepard’s Parents Slammed AG William Barr on LGBTQ Rights

A letter from Shepard's parents attacking Barr was read aloud during a ceremony inside the Justice Department.
Tess Owen
2 days ago
extremism

House Democrats Just Demanded These Neo-Nazi Groups Be Prosecuted as International Terrorists

The Christchurch shooting laid bare the growing global threat of white nationalist terror.
Tess Owen
3 days ago
Police Shooting

Atatiana Jefferson Was Holding a Gun When She Was Shot by Cops in Her Own Home

A police officer has been charged with murder after shooting Jefferson through a window.
Tess Owen
4 days ago
Germany Synagogue Shooting

How the Germany Synagogue Shooter’s Manifesto Follows the Far-Right Playbook

The document was in English, not his native tongue, in an apparent goal of reaching as wide an audience as possible.
Tess Owen
10.10.19
Germany Synagogue Shooting

White Nationalists on Telegram Are Hailing the Germany Synagogue Shooter as a ‘Saint’

The gleeful reaction of white nationalists on Telegram provides yet another example of the international nature of the modern far right.
Tess Owen
10.9.19
Far right

Germany Synagogue Shooter Denied Holocaust in Video Uploaded to Twitch

A Twitch spokesperson confirmed the link to the video has been taken down.
Tess Owen
Tim Hume
David Uberti
10.9.19
Far-Right Extremism

How Telegram Became White Nationalists' Go-To Messaging Platform

More than two-thirds of 150 far-right channels were created in 2019, an exclusive analysis by VICE News found.
Tess Owen
10.7.19
domestic terrorism

Florida Woman Obsessed With Columbine Had 24 Pipe Bombs In Her Bedroom

“She had become consumed with the Columbine and Oklahoma killings”
Tess Owen
10.4.19
incels

Incel Shitposts Are Making People Nervous About the Joker Premiere

Concern over the movie grew over a summer of mass shootings.
Tess Owen
10.3.19
domestic terrorism

Coast Guard Lieutenant — and Self-Avowed White Nationalist — Pleads Guilty to Gun and Drug Charges

The case was a glaring reminder of the limitations of federal law when it comes to potential domestic terrorists.
Tess Owen
10.3.19
Mass Shootings

Police Alerted a SWAT Team to the Odessa Shooter Back in 2011

The gunman's mother told the police eight years ago that her son was talking about dying in a shootout and had threatened to kill her.
Tess Owen
9.30.19
Steve King

A Guy Could Go to Prison for a Year for Splashing Some Water on Steve King

“Nearly everybody knows Steve King is a boob,” his friend wrote on a GoFundMe to help cover legal fees.
Tess Owen
9.25.19
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