PHOENIX — Two women known for uttering anti-Muslim slogans at Phoenix-area political events are to be arraigned this week on charges filed after they filmed themselves and their children using hate speech while removing flyers and pamphlets from a mosque.
Maricopa County Superior Court records show that Tahnee Gonzales and Elizabeth Dauenhauer have been charged with third-degree burglary and aggravated criminal damage for entering the Islamic Community Center of Tempe and removing items. A Thursday arraignment has been set.
The women were arrested March 15 after they published a Facebook Live video of about 20 minutes showing one filming the other walking around the mosque property with three children, removing posters, brochures and other materials.
The women rant against Islam and Muslims as “devil-Satan worshippers” who “hate America.”