Hate groups identified in NM


ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Some concerning statistics when it comes to hate groups in New Mexico.

Officials say they’ve tracked six such groups and those are only the organized ones.

The report obtained by the Las Cruces Sun-News identifies two Ku Klux Klan cells one of which operates in Silver City, two anti-Muslim groups, a skinhead group, operating in northwest New Mexico and an anti-Semitic group.

Hate crimes are prosecuted as a federal offense.

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