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Anti-immigrant messaging from state and federal politicians has emboldened antigovernment groups and hard-right actors in Eagle Pass, Texas, and at other sites on the southern border.
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Every week, the Southern Poverty Law Center's Intelligence Project rounds up our recent work and headlines on extremism and the radical right that caught our attention through Feb. 23.
Every week, the Southern Poverty Law Center's Intelligence Project rounds up our recent work and headlines on extremism and the radical right that caught our attention through Feb. 16.
The academic publisher Sage issued a notice of retractions on Feb. 5 for two articles the anti-LGBTQ+ hate group Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) cites in its lawsuit against the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) challenging the agency’s approval of the abortion medication mifepristone.
Despite Denials, Harsh Anti-LGBTQ+ law in Uganda Appears to Be Based on U.S. Rhetoric and Pseudoscience
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni signed a new Anti-Homosexuality Act into law in May 2023. While LGBTQ+ advocates are now fighting the law in court, Stephen Langa of Uganda’s Family Life Network is planning a “One Million Man March” for this month, using the opportunity to gather signatures in support of the law.
The International Religious Freedom Summit (IRF Summit) held annually in Washington, D.C., is a gathering of advocates and policymakers concerned with freedom of religion or belief (FORB). According to the IRF Summit website, part of the conference mission is to “highlight the personal testimonies of survivors of religious persecution and restrictions on religious freedom.”
Every week, the Southern Poverty Law Center's Intelligence Project rounds up our recent work and headlines on extremism and the radical right that caught our attention through Feb. 9.
‘You’re an IDIOT:’ M4L chair and school board candidate promotes political extremism and hate online
The chair of a North Carolina Moms for Liberty (M4L) chapter promotes antigovernment extremism on her social media.
Mike Johnson Appears at Hate Group Summit With Pastor Who Suggests Demons Responsible for LGBTQ+ Pride
U.S. House Speaker Mike Johnson appeared Wednesday with pastor Jonathan Cahn – whose sermon highlighted three ancient deities which Cahn equated to demonic spirits that have now “come to America” – at the anti-LGBTQ+ hate group Family Research Council’s National Gathering for Prayer and Repentance.
The 2024 International Religious Freedom Summit in Washington, D.C., starts today and will draw mainstream speakers and sponsors. But some sponsors have ties to anti -LGBTQ+ and anti-immigrant extremist organizations and the global far-right network.