On August 15, 2012, I was on my way into downtown D.C. to record my daily radio program at the Family Research Council (FRC) when I got a call not to come. I was in D.C. for a conference and had been using the studios at FRC to broadcast...Show More Summary
Earlier this year, Will Oldham released a new song, "Treasure Map," underneath his Bonnie "Prince" Billy moniker. At the time, it was included on a Southern Poverty Law Center benefit compilation, and it's now been repurposed as part of the soundtrack for The Lure. The movie is a documentary about the search for a treasure…
We live in a world of trauma and tragedy and outrage and constant micro-aggressions. In recent weeks we've seen hurricanes bring unthinkable devastation. The massacre in Las Vegas is heartbreaking. The Southern Poverty Law Center reports a rise in misogyny...
(Paul Mirengoff) The Daily Caller reports that the Department of Defense has officially severed all ties to the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). The DOD’s Office of Diversity Management and Equal Opportunity, which teaches about racial, gender and religious equality and “pluralism,” had been using SPLC material. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON — Sen. Ted Cruz was talking to a receptive audience, eager to cheer him on. And he delivered. The Southern Poverty Law Center, a hate-group watchdog, is a “leftist institution” with a “sorry record,” the Texas Republican insisted. “If they’re coming...
— Sen. Ted Cruz was talking to a receptive audience, eager to cheer him on. And he delivered. The Southern Poverty Law Center, a hate-group watchdog, is a “leftist institution" … Click to Continue »
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A Florida-based evangelical ministry that sued the Southern Poverty Law Center for labeling it a hate group has agreed to dismiss its related claims against a website that maintains a massive database of information about U.S. charities.
Recently there have been calls for Marriott to abrogate a meeting contract with a group that the Southern Povery Law Center calls an anti-Muslim hate organization. (Let's leave aside that the Southern Poverty Law Center considers a wide...Show More Summary
Far-right groups attacking the SPLC claim that the group has lost its credibility because it has targeted groups such as the Family Research Council and others on the far right. The post Hate Groups Attack Southern Poverty Law Center, and Some Journalists Pile On appeared first on Rewire.
The Southern Poverty Law Center is supposedly an expert on targeting hate groups.
A major shift in where U.S. workers donate their money has taken place since Donald Trump's election last year -- with the American Civil Liberties Union and the Southern Poverty Law Center seeing a greater share of the funds that come from workplace giving, according to data from one big online workplace giving provider. Benevity, which says it helps about 250 […]
(Paul Mirengoff) As Scott has pointed out, the Southern Poverty Law Center is misnamed in the same kind of way the Holy Roman Empire was. The SPLC, a vicious left-wing attack machine, is neither poor nor devoted to law, though it is based in Alabama and may be a “center” of sorts. Show More Summary
(Scott Johnson) Former Vanderbilt University Professor Carol Swain wrote about her victimization by the fascist hate cult that goes under the absurd misnomer of the Southern Poverty Law Center. Professor Swain discussed her experience...Show More Summary
What landed me in the SPLC’s crosshairs was a Sept. 10, 2009, Huffington Post blog entry titled “Mission Creep and the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Misguided Focus.” I pointed out the SPLC’s silence about video footage released after the 2008 elections showing … Continued
(Scott Johnson) I have been calling the ludicrously misnamed Southern Poverty Law Center a wealthy left-wing hate cult. The organization now serves as a handmaiden to forces of the left as they seek to stigmatize honorable conservatives and confine our public discourse to approved channels. Show More Summary
David Yerushalmi is, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center, “the father of the anti-Sharia law movement” — and his legal practices are gaining traction in the wake of the Islamophobia stirred up by President Donald Trump. In a report for The Daily Beast, Muslim comedian...
THE LUMPING-TOGETHER WAS ALWAYS THE GOAL: Megan McArdle: Southern Poverty Law Center Gets Creative to Label ‘Hate Groups’: Principled conservatives are lumped together with bigots. In 2010, the Southern Poverty Law Center designatedShow More Summary
A letter to the media calls the Southern Poverty Law Center 'an attack dog of the political left.'
IT’S ONLY A MATTER OF TIME: Will the Southern Poverty Law Center Brand the Roman Catholic Church a Hate Group?