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Attorney With Ties to Anti-LGBT Groups Hired for Key Government Agency

Southern Poverty Law Center - Fri, 09/20/2019 - 10:02
Right-wing attorney, writer and legal analyst Ken Klukowski has landed a position in the Trump administration in the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB).

Beyond the border

Southern Poverty Law Center - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 09:49
In Juárez, migrants wait for a number, their fates uncertain.

SPLC sues Alabama officials for overly severe sex-offender law that punishes children for life

Southern Poverty Law Center - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 07:22
Herbert Stevens met Candi Stevens when their mutual friends introduced them at a local skating rink. He was 14 and she was 12. 

Daily Stormer Website Goes Dark Amid Chaos

Southern Poverty Law Center - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 13:31
The website for the Daily Stormer, the white supremacist, neo-Nazi and antisemitic racist group, has lost access to a critical piece of web infrastructure that allows the general public to access its hate propaganda easily.

In victory for motorists and taxpayers, Mississippi sheriff’s office will stop acting as immigration enforcement

Southern Poverty Law Center - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 07:26
The Martinezes were traveling on I-10 in Mississippi in June 2017 when their pleasant family vacation spiraled into terror.

Remembering the Birmingham church bombing

Southern Poverty Law Center - Sun, 09/15/2019 - 08:01
Fifty-six years ago today, four precious little girls were murdered in one of the most heinous acts of white supremacist terror of the civil rights era.

Weekend Read: Let us remember, let us reflect

Southern Poverty Law Center - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 11:54
Tomorrow marks 56 years since the murder of four young girls at the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama.

Trump’s Acting National Security Adviser Once Tied to Group Known for Anti-Muslim Stance

Southern Poverty Law Center - Wed, 09/11/2019 - 13:02
President Donald Trump’s new acting national security adviser once served on the board of directors for the Center for Security Policy, a group that started as a hawkish think tank and morphed into a leading anti-Muslim organization.

Jeff Schoep Sheds Neo-Nazi Past but Stays Loyal With Lawyer’s Maneuvers

Southern Poverty Law Center - Tue, 09/10/2019 - 15:03
The longtime leader of the neo-Nazi group the National Socialist Movement (NSM) has renounced his antisemitic past, but court records indicate he remains loyal to the organization.

Three Percent Security Force’s Split Highlights Plague of Infighting

Southern Poverty Law Center - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 12:57
The incessant power struggles that plague militia groups prompted defections in the Three Percent Security Force, robbed its leader of control and delivered the well-known antigovernment militia to the man who defied his commander.

Three Percent Security Force’s Split Highlights Plague of Infighting

Southern Poverty Law Center - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 12:57
The incessant power struggles that plague militia groups prompted defections in the Three Percent Security Force, robbed its leader of control and delivered the well-known antigovernment militia to the man who defied his commander.

Judge blocks ICE from denying parole to asylum-seekers

Southern Poverty Law Center - Thu, 09/05/2019 - 12:05
A federal judge ordered the Trump administration today to change its blanket policy of locking up people lawfully seeking asylum in the United States as a lawsuit filed by the SPLC and the American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana makes its way through the federal courts.

Rift Exposed: A Desertion Robbed League of the South of Its Longtime Headquarters and Hints that a Member Chose His Real Estate Holdings over Southern Culture

Southern Poverty Law Center - Wed, 09/04/2019 - 09:42
League of the South (LOS), a neo-Confederate organization that advocates for Southern secession, has been roiled by a key defection that resulted in the group losing its headquarters in Wetumpka, Alabama, about 20 miles north of Montgomery.

New Human Rights Watch report highlights dangers in industry SPLC seeks to reform

Southern Poverty Law Center - Wed, 09/04/2019 - 07:10
A new report released by Human Rights Watch today highlights the increasingly dangerous conditions facing meatpacking workers across the United States – underscoring dangers the SPLC uncovered within an industry it has long sought to reform.

Hatewatch: Brave in the Dark

Southern Poverty Law Center - Tue, 09/03/2019 - 20:11
Using fake names and fictional avatars, wannabe killers and hatemongers exude courage and commitment to their hateful causes.

The Last Word: When Dollars Matter 
More Than Decency

Southern Poverty Law Center - Tue, 09/03/2019 - 19:51
As America’s technology and financial giants struggle, or refuse, to curb hate on their platforms, far-right extremists leverage them to build war chests that promote bigotry and violence.

Identity Unmasked: Meet the Proprietors of the Internet's Largest Neo-Confederate Propaganda Machine

Southern Poverty Law Center - Tue, 09/03/2019 - 19:47
A small Facebook campaign predicated on keeping Confederate monuments in place has morphed into a group of more than 200 ardent, secretive separatists planning to make the South a separate nation.

Spurned & Burned: Anti-Muslim Extremists Rebuff Prominent Chapter Leader

Southern Poverty Law Center - Tue, 09/03/2019 - 19:41
Images of the World Trade Center in flames exposed a schism between a notable hate group’s activists and its aspirations, leading to a prominent member’s resignation.

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