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An “I Voted” sticker stuck prominently to Jazmine Clay’s yellow T-shirt as she walked toward a pavilion in Birmingham’s Learning Tree Park, next to her polling place.
The SPLC filed a federal lawsuit today against the Trump administration’s asylum ban, challenging an interim final rule that was issued yesterday and a presidential proclamation that President Trump signed this morning.
Felon disenfranchisement was designed to “preserve the purity of the ballot box,” or in other words, the whiteness of the electorate.
Infowars pipeline to the White House is alive; High-fatality shootings’ frequency rising; Conservative conservation’s dark history; and more.
The Trump administration’s announcement today that it will make migrants who cross the U.S.-Mexico border between ports of entry ineligible for asylum is both illegal and morally unconscionable.
We are delighted that the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recognized that Trump’s efforts to block the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program would cause irreparable harm to some 700,000 young “Dreamers.”
Oregon retains its unique sanctuary law after voters on Tuesday emphatically rejected a statewide measure to repeal it. The law was targeted for elimination in a campaign financed and supported by anti-immigrant hate groups.
Voters punished Republicans for their racism; Trump rips black reporter’s ‘racist’ query; Governors can stop militias from massing on border; and more.
The era of Donald Trump unleashed an onslaught of candidates for office who court hate and extremism.
When Donald Trump ran for president in 2016, racists, neo-Nazis and alt-right extremists embraced his candidacy with enthusiasm.
America spoke powerfully last night – rejecting the hate and the lies of President Trump and delivering a forceful rebuke to his white nationalist agenda.
In this month’s Sovereign Files, a Utah sovereign citizen has a standoff with police, a sovereign guru gets hard time, a man in Louisiana claims to have monkey blood in his possession and Ryan Bundy sues the U.S. Attorney General and four former members of the government.
Last night, Americans shifted the balance of power in the House of Representatives, creating a Democratic majority. The new Congress now holds the responsibility to take a stand for civil and human rights.
Time to declare war on domestic terrorism; CBP accused of voter intimidation; Oregon voters stand behind immigrant sanctuary law; and more.
Hate groups recruit gamers in chat spaces; Infowars videos, fans still live on Facebook; Military concerned about militia groups on border; and more.
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.
Jenny Lisette Flores came to America at 15, fleeing civil war in El Salvador to find protection with family members in the U.S.
The Martinez family was traveling along a Mississippi highway – on their way to a vacation – when a sheriff’s deputy stopped them for no apparent reason.
Law enforcement dropped the ball on white terror; Experts link Trump to rise of violence; Militia groups head to border, inspired by Trump; and more.
Scott Paul Beierle, the man Tallahassee Police identified as the person who shot and killed two women at a yoga studio on Friday, expressed disturbing ideas about women and adopted the moniker “Carnifex” — Latin for executioner — in a series of online videos and music clips.