Tag: Southern Poverty Law Center

Law Firm Representing Kim Davis Deemed Hate Group

The Southern Poverty Law Center has classified the Liberty Counsel, the law firm representing Kentucky county Clerk Kim Davis, as a hate group, the Associated Press reported this week. According to Mark Potok, a senior official from the SPLC, the group has gone “way, way over the line.” Following the…

Civil Rights Activist Julian Bond Dies at 75, Leaders Call Him 'Hero'

By Sheryl Estrada Julian Bond during the dedication the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C., on the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. (Photo credit: Kadesh DuBose/KMBD Studios) The Southern Poverty Law Center said in a statement on Sunday morning its co-founder, civil rights activist Julian Bond,…

New Data Sheds Light on Where Hate Groups Thrive

New data, consisting of information from the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) and American Communities Project, is trying to determine exactly where hate groups are more likely to exist in the United States. The analysis concluded that the two types of counties (both of which exist primarily in but are…