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NCJ Number: 115440 Find in a Library
Title: Major Identity Figures in the United States (From The 'Christian Identity' Movement: Analyzing Its Theological Rationalization for Racist and Anti-Semitic Violence, P 9-11, 1987 -- See NCJ-115439)
Author(s): L Zeskind
Date Published: 1987
Page Count: 3
Sponsoring Agency: Democratic Renewal Education Fund
Atlanta, GA 30310
Sale Source: Democratic Renewal Education Fund
P.O. Box 10500
Atlanta, GA 30310
United States of America
Type: Issue Overview
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This article identifies major figures in the Christian Identity movement, a religious organization that espouses white supremacy and advocates violence against non-white races.
Abstract: Thirteen major figures are identified by name, occupation, and relationship to the Identity movement. Other activities of the figures include leadership in the Aryan Nations, anti-Semitic crusades, and membership in the Ku Klux Klan, the White Patriot Party, and Posse Comitatus. Three of the Identity leaders have served time in prison or jail, one for bombing school buses during racial integration. One is currently in jail on weapons charges. Several conduct radio ministries and are associated with paramilitary activities.
Main Term(s): Religiously motivated violence
Index Term(s): Revolutionary or terrorist groups; Subversive activities
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