Reports of Hate Incidents Spike after Election

  • December 8, 2016

In the past month, the Anti-Defamation League recorded an increased number of reports of hate incidents and hate crimes. Incidents reported to the Mountain States regional office have included several instances of vandalism and anti-Semitic and racist graffiti to homes, cars, schools and businesses; offensive slurs and harassment against people of color, members of the LGBTQ community and Muslims wearing head coverings; and even an anti-immigrant display at a local club. ADL is in regular communication with local law enforcement and has responded to several individuals who have experienced such incidents.

Each day, we receive additional reports of incidents and crimes. Here are just a few of the headlines:

To report an anti-Semitic, racist or bigoted incident, go to: