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Steve Bannon promotes 'populist' movement Down Under, stirs free-speech debate

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 14:43
Ex-Trump adviser's controversial interview with respected Australia Broadcasting reporter falls flat in providing factual context for his propaganda, stirring a free-speech debate in the Australian press and elsewhere. 

Bundy associate sentenced for Bunkerville conspiracy

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 12:35
Things could have ended much worse.

Alabama county unconstitutionally locks up poor people because they cannot afford bail, judge rules

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 12:09
People who were jailed simply because they could not afford bail in Cullman County, Alabama, won a significant victory today when a federal court judge ruled that the practice is unconstitutional.

Hatewatch Headlines 9/13/2018

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 19:10
Hate crimes surge globally, remain under-reported; Dems slam State Dept. for racism silence; Anti-Islam group brags of White House access; and more.

Anti-LGBT hate group World Congress of Families to gather in Moldova this week, reveals details at the last second

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 14:54
Anti-LGBT hate group World Congress of Families (WCF) is holding its annual conference September 13-16 in Chișinău, the capital of Moldova.

Acting ICE Director attends annual media event of anti-immigrant hate group FAIR

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 13:10
Anti-immigrant hate group Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) held their annual media event, “Hold Their Feet to the Fire,” in Washington, D.C., September 5 and 6. The convening regularly brings together radio hosts, nativist hate groups and politicians.

Study shows two-thirds of U.S. terrorism tied to right-wing extremists

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 07:02
A new terrorism database analysis shows almost two-thirds of the terror attacks in the United States last year were carried out by right-wing extremists.

Hatewatch Headlines 9/12/2018

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 00:02
Years after 9/11, terrorism surges from the right; White supremacists love Carlson’s diversity attacks; Fascists use MMA to recruit young men; and more.

Roundup of anti-LGBT events and activities 9/12/2018

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 14:50
The following is a list of activities and events of anti-LGBT organizations. Organizations listed as anti-LGBT hate groups are designated with an asterisk.

Hatewatch Headlines 9/11/2018

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 23:20
Trump and the spread of the race-war fantasy; Gemma may be forced out of post; What happened to the 99 immigrant kids taken from parents; and more.

SPLC: Louisiana appellate court ruling ensures independent public defender system

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 13:57
A Louisiana appeals court has upheld a lower court’s ruling that it is unconstitutional for the DeSoto Parish district attorney’s office to fund the cash-strapped public defender’s office with money from a pretrial diversion program.

At conference, ACT for America brags about access to White House, Donald Trump

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 10:14
Brigitte Gabriel, a notorious anti-Muslim demagogue, made no secret of her access to power at an ACT for America conference.

'Mother of All Rallies' plays host to conspiracy theorists, a few hate groups and some famous names, despite bad weather

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 09:15
The "Mother of All Rallies" (MOAR) returned to the National Mall Saturday, and despite an afternoon downpour, lived up to its name — not in crowd size, which at best peaked at a few hundred, but in sheer duration.

Hatewatch Headlines 9/10/2018

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 19:45
Extremism surge on Web linked to Trump’s election; Gaffney calls candidates ‘Sharia Supremacists’; Carlson attacks diversity in U.S.; and more.

SPLC: Florida Supreme Court’s decision to remove misleading ballot measure on education is a ‘victory for schoolchildren’

Fri, 09/07/2018 - 14:03
The Florida Supreme Court today affirmed a lower court’s ruling to strike a proposed state constitutional amendment that would have eliminated local school boards’ exclusive duty to regulate some new public schools – including charter schools – from the ballot.

SPLC statement on loss of Medicaid benefits to thousands of Arkansans

Fri, 09/07/2018 - 12:57
New figures released by the state of Arkansas this week show that more than 4,600 low-income people in the state have lost their Medicaid benefits because of a draconian state requirement that they must work in order to receive those benefits.

'Mother of All Rallies' comes to D.C. a second time, hoping to top last year's underwhelming showing

Fri, 09/07/2018 - 11:10
The “Mother of All Rallies” (MOAR) returns to the National Mall Saturday, and the event has drawn attention from groups representing a swath of far-right ideologies, including antigovernment "Patriots" and militia groups, anti-Muslim and anti-immigrant agitators, and possibly the MAGA-clad street fighters of Joey Gibson’s Patriot Prayer.

'Why not my son?' How Sonnie Hereford IV and his dad integrated Alabama's public schools

Fri, 09/07/2018 - 07:29
It took Sonnie Hereford IV more than one try. Or perhaps it’s more accurate to say it took more than one try for Dr. Sonnie Hereford III.