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Weekend Read: Ask Laura

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 12:41
President Trump took to the airwaves this week to denounce people he called “illegal aliens,” thousands of whom he said were “charged or convicted of assaults, sex crimes, and violent killings.”

Weekend Read: While Pres. Trump fearmongers, Mollie Tibbetts' family opens their home to undocumented teen

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 12:41
President Trump took to the airwaves this week to denounce people he called “illegal aliens,” thousands of whom he said were “charged or convicted of assaults, sex crimes, and violent killings.”

A Problem of Epik Proportions

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 10:18
Quietly, a small domain registrar called Epik is cornering the market on websites where hate speech is thriving.

SPLC launches campaign with NAACP, other organizations to remove Confederate symbols across Georgia

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 09:56
The SPLC joined other advocacy organizations and elected officials today in demanding change to a Georgia state law that prohibits local communities from removing Confederate monuments.

Texas pastor who heads anti-LGBT hate group resigns after hiring prostitutes

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 08:37
Pastor Donnie Romero, of Fort Worth-based anti-LGBT hate group Stedfast Baptist Church, resigned from the church after admitting to “sins,” including hiring prostitutes, gambling and marijuana. Fellow anti-LGBT pastor Jonathan Shelley, with Pure Words Baptist Church in Houston, was quickly brought to Fort Worth and ordained Jan. 6 at Stedfast to replace him.

In Speech Tonight, Trump Won’t Talk About the Real Crisis – Asylum Seekers Being Denied Rights Under U.S. Law

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 15:13
We expect President Trump’s speech tonight to be filled with more falsehoods demonizing migrants who are seeking refuge. 

Nathan Damigo, founder of white nationalist group Identity Evropa, files for bankruptcy protection

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 14:36
The founder of the white nationalist group Identity Evropa is seeking federal bankruptcy protection in what appears to be a pre-emptive move stemming from a lawsuit over “Unite the Right.”

Weekend Read: 'This is what a family looks like.'

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 13:57
Jay was worried he wouldn’t be fed. He was in trouble at school. He was sick a lot.

SPLC statement on the 116th Congress

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 13:46
The challenges facing the 116th Congress are great, and none are greater than the role of the White House in exacerbating racism and extremism in nearly every facet of American life.

Far-right survivalist and icon of 'Patriot' movement predicts religious civil war

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 12:53
The framer of a far-right survivalist movement in the Pacific Northwest rang in the new year by warning of religious civil war.

Patriot Movement AZ founder: Yes, I'm 'pretty hateful'

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 15:13
Lesa Antone, the founder of the anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim group Patriot Movement AZ (PMAZ), said this weekend on an internet radio show that she’s “feeling pretty hateful right now.”

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