Right-Wing Extremists Seen Presenting Threat
Byline: Ben Conery, THE WASHINGTON TIMES
Even before Wednesday's fatal shooting of a security guard purportedly by a white supremacist at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, right-wing extremists have come under increased scrutiny.
In April, the Department of Homeland Security came under fire for a report that warned of disgruntled war veterans getting involved with radical right-wing groups, and in 2006, the Anti-Defamation League reported an increase in racist skinhead groups. Earlier this year, the Southern Poverty Law Center indicated a 54 percent increase in so-called hate groups from 2000 to 2008.
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Publication information: Article title: Right-Wing Extremists Seen Presenting Threat. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: June 11, 2009. Page number: A14. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 2009 Gale Group.