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White Supremacist Propaganda Hits All-Time High in 2020

Incidents more than double across Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming White supremacist propaganda distribution surged across the United States in 2020, with a total 5,125 cases of racist, antisemitic and other hateful messages reported by ADL (Anti-Defamation League). Last year marked the highest level of incidents reported since ADL began tracking such data – an average of about 14 incidents

Hate crime bill introduced in Wyoming

ADL is pleased to announce that a bias-motivated crime bill has been introduced in Wyoming. The Anti-Defamation League Mountain States Region is a partner of the Freedom From Hate Coalition that includes 24 other organizations and businesses that have worked with lawmakers to bring this critical legislation forward. Wyoming is just one of three states without a hate crime law.

ADL Welcomes Prison Sentence for White Supremacist Accused of Plotting to Blow up a Pueblo Synagogue

  Denver, CO, February 26, 2021 …The Anti-Defamation League Mountain States Region welcomed today’s announcement that alleged white supremacist Richard Holzer was sentenced to 19.5 years in prison by a federal court. Holzer pleaded guilty last year to federal hate crime and explosive charges for plotting to blow up Temple Emanuel Synagogue in Pueblo in 2019.   ADL Mountain States Regional Director

ADL Disturbed by Holocaust, Nazi Analogies Leveled in Boulder City Council Conversation Over Prairie Dog Control

  DENVER, CO, January 27, 2021 … The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) Mountain States Region is concerned about postcards sent to members of the Boulder City Council comparing them to Nazis and the “gassing” of prairie dogs to the extermination of Jews during the Holocaust, as well as a conversation reportedly among council members where one council member allegedly supported the


DENVER, CO, December 6, 2020 … ADL condemns reports of white supremacist activity along Colorado’s Front Range over the weekend. White supremacist graffiti appeared in Colorado Spring’s Roswell Park on Saturday where sidewalks, signs and a brick wall were painted with anti-Jewish, anti-Black, and anti-LGBTQ slurs, as well as swastikas and the initials “KKK.” In Westminster, neighbors received flyers on