IREHR’s report, Breaching the Mainstream, was cited and quoted in New Lines Institute;
Authors Alejandro Beutel and Daryl Johnson write, “The mainstreaming of conspiracy theories like election denialism and movements like QAnon coincide with the rise of extremist candidates in local, state, and federal elections. In June 2022, the anti-hate watchdog Institute for Research & Education on Human Rights released a special report that ‘identified 875 state legislators serving in the 2021-2022 legislative period representing all 50 states who have joined at least one of 789 far-right Facebook groups. That is 11.85% of all state legislators in the country.’”
The authors also used data from Breaching the Mainstream to create their own map.
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