Saturday, May 5, 2012

Another Mass Murder by an Anti-Immigrant Vigilante

According to the local authorities, Arizona racist leader J.T. Ready slaughtered four people, including a toddler, before killing himself on May 2, almost exactly four years after another anti-immigrant vigilante, Shawna Forde, murdered a nine-year-old girl and her father. Ready's "U.S. Border Guard" group says it will continue its anti-immigrant activities.

Gilbert mass shooting: White supremacist J.T. Ready left tracks in politics
by Gary Nelson, Tucson Citizen
May 02, 2012

J.T. Ready, the avowed White supremacist and militant critic of illegal immigration who authorities believe was the gunman in Wednesday’s multiple murder-suicide in Gilbert, cut a swath through Arizona politics before — and after — it became apparent he represented the far-right fringe of the political spectrum. [...]

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Leader dead, but group says border patrol to go on
By Amanda Lee Myers, Associated Press
May 5, 2012

PHOENIX—The death of a former neo-Nazi whose group patrols Arizona's desert near the Mexican border for illegal immigrants and drug smugglers is raising questions about his organization's future.

Friends of Jason Todd "JT" Ready vowed Friday that U.S. Border Guard's armed patrols will continue, but monitoring groups doubted the operations could be sustained. [...]

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