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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Mexican Vigilantes Won’t Disarm, Defying Government Order

By Richard Fausset and Cecilia Sanchez, Los Angeles Times MEXICO CITY — A leader of the vigilante “self-defense” movement in Mexico’s Michoacan Monday refused a government order to disarm, and roadblocks to keep out federal forces charged with taking away the vigilantes’ weapons were reported in numerous cities. Vigilante leader Jose Manuel Mireles said in a […]

April 8, 2014

‘Stand Your Ground’ Laws Encourage Vigilantes

It’s been a harsh February, and I’m not talking about the weather. As the annual celebration of the accomplishments of black Americans, replete with references to President Obama, was winding down, the month presented a stark reminder of the casual bigotry that still haunts the lives of black citizens. The verdict in the Florida shooting […]

February 22, 2014