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SPLC statement on removal of provisions that protect consumers from predatory lenders

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 15:26
We are deeply disappointed in a decision this week by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to rescind rules that would have protected consumers from predatory lenders.

SPLC, victims’ families demand comprehensive ADOC reform as suicide toll increases

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 13:35
Following another suicide of a person under the care of the Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) this week, victims’ families, their attorney, and representatives from the SPLC met on the steps of the Alabama State Capitol today, urging state officials to address the need for comprehensive criminal justice reform.

League of the South Member Tyler Davis Takes Plea for Beating Man After 'Unite the Right'

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 11:43
A member of the neo-Confederate group League of the South has taken a plea for his role in the beating of DeAndre Harris in the hours after the racist “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Weekend Read: It’s not going well for Gab.

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 09:57
It’s not going well for Gab.

Generals and Crooks

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 08:03
How Caravan Paranoia Tore the Border Militia Movement Apart

Steve Bannon's (Lonely) European Vacation

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 07:53
2018 was another bad year for Steve Bannon. 

The Year in Hate: Rage Against Change

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 07:49
White supremacy flourishes amid fears of immigration and nation's shifting demographics.

Anti-LGBT Groups Launch Movement Against Federal Equality Act

Thu, 02/07/2019 - 14:16
Anti-LGBT hate group leaders and activists recently launched a new project, the #Gone2Far movement (GTFM), to oppose H.R. 2282, the federal Equality Act, which seeks to amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to include protections for the categories of a person’s sex, sexual orientation and gender identity.

Florida Anti-Immigrant Group Lobbies To Introduce Legislation Attacking Immigrants

Thu, 02/07/2019 - 13:04
Anti-immigrant group Floridians for Immigration Enforcement (FLIMEN) lobbied legislators in Florida to introduce legislation mandating E-Verify and banning sanctuary measures.

Video: SPLC’s Mary Bauer at the border, rebuts Trump on migrants

Thu, 02/07/2019 - 11:48
During his State of the Union address, President Trump once again demonized immigrants with blatant falsehoods as he sought to cajole Congress into funding a wall at the border.

This Lawsuit Hopes To Stop Identity Evropa's Founder From Hiding Behind Bankruptcy

Wed, 02/06/2019 - 10:16
A group of Charlottesville, Virginia, residents is asking a federal judge to block white nationalist and founder of Identity Evropa Nathan Damigo from protecting his assets by filing for bankruptcy.

We’ll be paying close attention to the State of the Union address

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 16:00
As President Trump has been talking about building his wall and preparing for the State of the Union address, the SPLC’s Mary Bauer has been at the border.

Historical marker alongside Alabama highway will honor civil rights martyr William Lewis Moore

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 14:58
Jerry Smith was humming along U.S. Highway 11 in his light-green, 1961 Chevrolet Corvair, when he came upon something unusual.

Weekend Read: SPLC rallies on Super Bowl weekend to take down Confederate symbols

Fri, 02/01/2019 - 11:50
More than 100 million people will tune in to the Super Bowl in Atlanta tomorrow. We’ll be in Atlanta this weekend, too — but not for football.