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Southern Poverty Law Center

Discover the mission of the Southern Poverty Law Center, an American civil rights organization founded in 1971 by Morris Dees and Joseph Levin. The group has been instrumental in tracking the records of various hate groups that target minorities, including antigay, racist, and anti-Semitic groups. The Southern Poverty Law Center lists the Family Research Council, the American Family Association, Westboro Baptist Church, and American Vision as among the groups opposed to LGBT rights and the gay community. Learn more about the Center and other groups that help further the cause of equality within the United States.

After seeing their sunglasses on the faces of Proud Boys, the company decided to donate to causes fundamentally opposed to the hate group's mindset.

November 02 2022 4:10 PM

A Kansas court ruled that a school must pay a teacher $95,000 after she was suspended for refusing to call a student by their preferred pronouns and name.

September 01 2022 4:20 PM

Lambda Legal, Southern Poverty Law Center, and others filed a suit against what they say is Florida's harmful anti-LGBTQ+ law.

July 27 2022 11:15 AM

Coral Ridge Ministries sued over the designation by the Southern Poverty Law Center, but a federal appeals court found its case unconvincing.

July 30 2021 3:05 PM

McInnes's hateful, xenophobic statements are well-documented. But he's suing the Southern Poverty Law Center.

February 06 2019 2:57 PM

LGBTQ people are mocking the Christian right activist after she claimed those sex practices are strictly gay.

September 18 2018 6:00 PM

VDARE.com, a site carrying racist and anti-Semitic articles, joins those objecting to the SPLC's listing of "hate groups."

July 19 2017 8:47 PM