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The Proud Boys are using Trump's 'stand by' remark as a recruiting tool, rebranding to incorporate what they see as his call to action

24 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement The Proud Boys street militia have seized on President Donald Trump's remarks during the first US presidential debate to launch a recruitment drive.
The far-right group, designated a "hate group" by civil rights nonprofit the Southern Poverty Law Center, was briefly center-stage in the first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden.
Trump was asked to denounce them and other white nationalist organisations, but responded ambiguously with the line: "Proud Boys - stand back and stand by." He then pivoted to attack left-wing groups.
Many Proud Boys saw in...
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Proud Boys: who are far-right group that backs Donald Trump?

Proud Boys: who are far-right group that backs Donald Trump?

24 days ago   |   By The Guardian

Organisation founded ahead of 2016 US election is classified by the FBI as an ‘extremist group' Freshly brought to the world's attention by Donald Trump's refusal to condemn their associations with white supremacist ideology during Tuesday night's US presidential debate, the Proud Boys were created by the Canadian-British rightwing activist and Vice magazine co-founder Gavin McInnes in 2016 in the lead-up to Trump's election as US president. The group, which admits men only, was classified in 2018 by the FBI as an “extremist group”, while the Southern Poverty Law Center lists it as a hate...
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