Southern Poverty Law Center

Dan Stein: The Southern Poverty Law Center Scandal Shames the Media

The media knew the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) was a sham, but they still unquestioningly parroted the SPLC’s “hate group” labeling because it targets political views the reporters and editors dislike. They allowed the SPLC to serve as their proxy to attack advocates for political views they oppose.

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Wilcox: SPLC’s Hate Map Hysteria Enables Hoaxes

As Jussie Smollett’s apparently fraudulent hate crime house of cards collapsed in spectacular fashion recently, it was awkward timing for the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) to release the latest incarnation of its notoriously controversial “hate map.”

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Gavin McInnes Sues SPLC for Defamation

Conservative commentator and Vice co-founder Gavin McInnes is reportedly suing the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) for “defaming” him, publishing “false, damaging and defamatory statements,” and attempting to “deplatform” him.

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 03: Gavin McInnes attends 'Creative Control' New York Premiere at Sunshine Landmark on March 3, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Amal Clooney: Trump Gives Regimes ‘Green Light’ to Murder Journalists

Amal Clooney, the British-Lebanese human rights attorney married to Hollywood star George Clooney, eviscerated President Donald Trump Wednesday evening, accusing the commander-in-chief of providing autocratic regimes a “green light” to torture and murder journalists by labeling them the “enemy of the people.”

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Andrew Gillum’s Family Under Investigation; May Have Engaged in Voter Fraud

Less than a year before gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum publicly denounced President Donald Trump’s efforts to investigate the threat of voter fraud, Gillum’s brother, Marcus Gillum, voted in the 2016 general election in Tallahassee, Florida while a resident of Chicago, Illinois.

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WashPost Columnist: ‘Southern Poverty Law Center Has Lost All Credibility’

“After years of smearing good people with false charges of bigotry, the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) has finally been held to account,” Marc Thiessen writes in his latest Washington Post column regarding the SPLC’s $3.375 million settlement and public apology to Maajid Nawaz, a former Islamic radical-turned-reformer who the SPLC included in its “Field Guide to Anti-Muslim Extremists.”

CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 13: Demonstrators protesting the alt-right movement and mourning the victims of yesterdays rally in Charlottesville, Virginia carry puppets of President Donald Trump and U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessionson August 13, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. One person was killed and 19 others were injured in Charlottesville when …