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Woman charged in Capitol melee says Proud Boys recruited her

 

February 18, 2021



BELLE PLAINE, Kan. (AP) — An Arizona woman charged in the Jan. 6 onslaught of the U.S. Capitol bragged in a Snapchat video that she was recently recruited by a Kansas City chapter of the Proud Boys, a neofascist organization that describes itself as "Western chauvinists" and has long forbidden female members.

Felicia Konold's claim that the chapter recruited her and she was "with them now," even though she's not from the Kansas City area, has intrigued experts who study extremist right-wing movements.

"It is ironic that such a deeply misogynistic organization has attracted someone who is...



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