Monday, February 12, 2007

Illegal Immigration Fears Stimulate Ku Klux Klan Membership

Not surprising, but very unwelcome:

Fears over illegal immigration are fueling a resurgence in membership to the Ku Klux Klan in North Carolina and across the country, according to Klan officials and organizations that track hate groups.
In Gaston County near Charlotte, the imperial wizard of the Mount Holly-based chapter of the Klan says membership is growing faster than he's seen since joining in the 1960s.
"People are tired of this mess," said Virgil Griffin, 62. "The illegal immigrants are taking this country over."
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Anonymous said...

I hope the klan has incresed membership they are the only people willing to take action on this problem.

Ron Ballew said...

That will just spread hatred. I am in favor of controlling illegal immigration, not by using the klan. They tend to draw in some interesting elements within their ranks. And I completely reject their ideology.