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The SouthernPovertyLawCenter (SPLC) is a nonprofit civil rights organization dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of society. The SPLC was co-founded in 1971 by civil rights lawyer Morris Dees, who continues to serve as the “chief trial attorney” for the organization. The SPLC’s primary publication is […] Read More

A Southern Poverty Law Center report identified 12 state legislators for their radical-right beliefs on immigration, conspiratorial attitudes and involvement with hate groups. Four of the 12 were Southern Baptists. The report summarized some of the extremist views of the named legislators: · “Gay people are the ‘death knell’ of America.” · “The Confederacy fought […] Read More

Is Hate Up in USA?

Abundant signs suggest that political hate is up in the United States:   Shooting police officers outside the Pentagon.   Crashing a plane in the IRS building in Austin.   Killing a guard at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.   Killing three police officers in Pittsburgh.   Attending a political rally with unconcealed firearms while […] Read More