ADL Horrified at Execution-Style Shootings at Oregon College

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today expressed shock and horror at the execution-style killing of at least nine students and the wounding of nine others in a college classroom at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon. While the suspected gunman’s motives remain unclear, the League said reports he may have singled out Christian students for execution…
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White Supremacists Counter-Protest in Olympia

Following the police shooting of  two black men in May, community demonstrations calling for police accountability and racial equality were met with counter-protests by white supremacists. Andy Hobbs with The Olympian called Hilary Bernstein, Regional Director for the ADL Pacific Northwest to ask why these hate groups would demonstrate in support of local police. The role of…
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ADL Pacific Northwest Applauds Governors Brown and Inslee

ADL Pacific Northwest wrote to both Washington Governor Jay Inslee, and Oregon Governor Kate Brown, to thank them for their compassionate and strong statements regarding the welcoming of Syrian refugees to Washington and Oregon, and their refusal to join the growing number of governors who say they will refuse to accept Syrian refugees in the…
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Hate Graffiti in the Pacific Northwest

Today, the Amor Spiritual Center in Seattle’s Beacon Hill neighborhood was covered with offensive hate words and symbols, including a 4 foot high backwards swastika. The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) in the Pacific NW strongly condemns this targeted act of vandalism and desecration. ADL is in conversation with the Seattle Police Department regarding this case.  …
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