Divine Right to Defy Public Health

This is the third post of a series of articles exposing the anti-vax/anti-mask online extremism in response to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Bulletin issued August 13, 2021.

Part three (updated 11/12/2021) features LDS, Evangelical, God given rights & honoring victims of 9/11 in posts of calls to fight and defy public health safety during the Covid Pandemic. These posts are from residents of the Kanab/Fredonia area of Southern Utah and include law enforcement, veterans, county employees & officials, city official, school employees, health care professionals, animal welfare employees, and hate group founder. The posts are supported by business owners, former law enforcement, former City Council, recent Mayoral candidate, veterans & hate group founder.

THE POSTS

THE PEOPLE (List View)

This list of 39 represent the people who either publicly posted divine defiance or supported the post AND had significant other engagement of extremism and/or bigotry. The slideshow includes other public extremism and/or bigotry. This post exposed twelve people to be new additions to Hatewatch by KURW. This list format is not interactive and is interactive in the google slideshow format in the following section.

For corrections email mgalaria@protonmail.com

THE SLIDESHOW, POSTS & PEOPLE

New features/format!! The first two slides are a Table of Contents with links which you can click to take you to that slide of interest. On the slide of interest is a “first slide” link in a yellow box to get you back to the beginning of the slide show.

HOW TO HELP

For corrections/additions email mgalaria@protonmail.com

Violence & Plots
  1. If you see an imminent threat call 911
  2. If you see plans for violence notify FBI, details in this post Capitol Arrests: 3 from Utah, 1 from St. George. $100,000 reward for information on pipe bombs and how to help FBI.
Online Non-Threatening Posts of Hate
  1. DIRECT contact with the person who posted hate
  2. NO CONTACT with the person, only the platform
Follow / Report Anti-Vax & Anti-Mask Action

To stay informed on events nationwide, follow Devin Burghart on twitter @dburhart.

Burghart works for IREHR (Institute for Research and Education on Human Rights) which asks everyone to contact them with any anti-mask/vax/mandate events https://www.irehr.org/contact/ to raise outreach & coverage of events.

As always, if you see plans of violence or attacks, contact local law enforcement and the FBI. If the threat is immediate, call 911.

D.C. Insurrection

To learn about Kanab’s involvement, read Kanab “Patriots” at the Capitol Insurrection and Local Law Enforcement Praise

To report & follow D.C. Insurrection information read Capitol Arrests: 3 from Utah, 1 from St. George. $100,000 reward for information on pipe bombs and how to help FBI.

Your Social Media Activity

Use Hatewatch by KURW to block people of your choice and filter engagement in public groups.

Read Understanding Social Media in Kanab: Groups, Pages & Individuals

Your Shopping & Lodging Influence

KURW Business Directory of Extremism & Bigotry

Your Public Officials (Kane County, Utah)

Public Offices: Meet the Candidates: Kanab Mayor & City Council 2021

School Staff: Public School Employees. Kane County School District

Law Enforcement: Kanab City Police Department and Kane County Sheriff’s Office

email mgalaria@protonmail.com

Published by mgalaria

I resided in the Kanab, Utah area from 2009 throughout 2020. I am reformed right, 15 years now, with most family members still far-right. I lived 37 of my 48 years in rural America. I created KURW after I discovered that two people from Kanab who I knew were at the Jan 6th Capitol Insurrection and the continued threat warning from DHS regarding the far-right movement. Studies show new trends in extremist characteristics, feelings of fear/anger/betrayal, an increase in social media recruitment and incitement, and radicalization as quickly as six months. I had a lot of documentation from covering the six months of weekly Black Lives Matter and All Lives Matter and MAGA events in Kanab. I used that documentation, public posts on social media, contribution from community members and outside organizations to create Hatewatch because I feel like that is the best way that I can address the call for awareness.

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