Idaho lawmaker censured for publicizing rape accuser’s name

An Idaho lawmaker who publicized the name of a 19-year-old intern who reported she was raped by another legislator has been stripped of a committee assignment. Members of the Idaho House of Representatives voted 49-19 on Monday to remove Rep. Priscilla Giddings, a Republican from White Bird, from her seat on the Commerce and HumanContinue reading “Idaho lawmaker censured for publicizing rape accuser’s name”

Trump-loving QAnon follower gets probation for shooting up federal courthouse in Portland

A QAnon follower and Donald Trump supporter has been sentenced to five years of probation for repeatedly firing a gun into the facade of the federal courthouse in downtown Portland in January. Cody Melby, 40, fired a 9mm handgun at the courthouse multiple times because he “wanted to get in front of the court forContinue reading “Trump-loving QAnon follower gets probation for shooting up federal courthouse in Portland”

Oath Keepers in the State House: How a Militia Movement Took Root in the Republican Mainstream

A membership roster for the Oath Keepers, a violent extremist group whose followers have been charged in the Jan. 6 insurrection, includes state lawmakers, congressional candidates, and local government and GOP officials. North Carolina state representative Mike Clampitt swore an oath to uphold the Constitution after his election in 2016 and again in 2020. ButContinue reading “Oath Keepers in the State House: How a Militia Movement Took Root in the Republican Mainstream”

Former Marine, sheriff’s lieutenant charged in Capitol riot

Julio Cesar Chang is facing four misdemeanor charges for allegedly entering the U.S. Capitol Building on January 6. A former U.S. Marine Corps gunnery sergeant and police lieutenant was arrested Tuesday on multiple charges for allegedly entering the U.S. Capitol Building as part of a pro-Trump mob on January 6. Julio Cesar Chang, of Miami,Continue reading “Former Marine, sheriff’s lieutenant charged in Capitol riot”

A man fatally shot two Black people near Boston. Prosecutors say they found ‘white supremacy rhetoric.’

David L. Green dropped by his longtime friend’s house in Winthrop, Mass., on Saturday afternoon. The 58-year-old retired Massachusetts state trooper gave his friend’s wife some cherries and offered advice to their college-aged son, according to the Boston Globe. About an hour later, a gunman “executed” Green, shooting him four times in the head and threeContinue reading “A man fatally shot two Black people near Boston. Prosecutors say they found ‘white supremacy rhetoric.’”

NYC Nursing Home Gave Dozens of Veterans Experimental COVID-19 Treatments. Some Families Had No Idea.

The New York State-run facility in St. Albans, Queens, administered a cocktail of hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin, despite safety warnings and doubts about efficacy. Yvonne Parson wasn’t in the room when her father died. Like millions of people with relatives inside one of the country’s many nursing homes this past year, she couldn’t be. James Hutcherson,Continue reading “NYC Nursing Home Gave Dozens of Veterans Experimental COVID-19 Treatments. Some Families Had No Idea.”

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