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Fri Jan 4, 2019, 10:24 PM

Proud Boys founder asked neighbors to take down anti-hate signs: report [View all]

Source: The Hill

Proud Boys founder Gavin McInnes reportedly asked his neighbors to take down anti-hate yard signs that he claimed targeted him and the far-right group.

The Daily Beast reported Friday that McInnes, who left the Proud Boys group in November, sent a letter to neighbors last week asking them to remove the signs.

I am writing on behalf of my family to ask you to reconsider whether the message of your lawn sign moves our world and our village in the direction of love at all, or whether it sends a very different message instead, McInnes wrote in the letter, which was obtained by The Daily Beast.

McInnes describes himself as a pro-gay, pro-Israel, virulently anti-racist libertarian. The Proud Boys labels itself as "a pro-Western fraternal organization for men who refuse to apologize for creating the modern world; aka Western Chauvinists."

Read more: https://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/423986-proud-boys-founder-asked-neighbors-to-take-down-anti-hate-yard

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