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February 18, 2010 - 4:44pm
    Feb. 1 - 15  2010 Report               Hate Violence and Community Responses
February 17, 2010 - 10:58am
 
February 12, 2010 - 12:27pm
Eugene, OR: Students at the University of Oregon  have been up in arms since the Pacifica Institute started holding meetings on their campus. Pacifica Institute, deemed a white nationalist hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center, insists it is merely providing a forum for speakers with diverse views. Recent speakers the group brought to the U of Oregon have called Martin Luther King, Jr. a "communist dupe," denied the Holocaust, and called the Russian Revolution a Jewish conspiracy. At a meeting last December, the Nazi salute was given.
February 12, 2010 - 12:27pm
Students and faculty at the University of Oregon in Eugene have been up in arms since the extremist Pacifica Institute started holding meetings on their campus. Pacifica, deemed a hate group by experts, insists it is merely providing a forum for speakers with diverse views. Recent speakers at the U or Oregon have called Martin Luther King, Jr. a "communist dupe," others have denied the Holocaust and called the Russian Revolution a Jewish conspiracy. At a meeting last December, the Nazi salute was given. Students have been protesting the group, both outside buildings where they appear and during meetings, demanding that they be banned from campus. University officials say they feel torn between the need to protect  free speech, and the anti-tolerance message Pacifica's speakers convey.
February 1, 2010 - 5:53pm
   Jan. 16 - Feb. 1, 2010 Report                      Hate Violence and Community Responses   Arlington, VA: A Virginia legislator introduces a bill to make attacks on the homeless a hate crime in his state. A similar initiative is underway in Florida, which leads the nation in attacks on homeless people.