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Social media reacts to Neo-Nazi group being banned

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National Action is to become the first extreme right-wing group to be banned as a terrorist organisation. The Home Secretary Amber Rudd has described National Action as a "racist, anti-Semitic and homophobic organisation". National Action Logo. Image taken from Wikimedia Commons. The order that will ban the group falls under the Terrorist Act 2000 will mean that being a member of, or inviting support for, the group becomes a criminal offence. The group made comments earlier this year on their Twitter account that endorsed the murder of the Labour MP Jo Cox. Their social media activity has become notorious for expressing extremist views in the hope of gaining prominence and attracting more members. Ms Rudd said last month that groups have become "increasingly sophisticated" in the us...