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Free Speech Coalition to Amazon: Stop Using Discredited SPLC ‘Hate Map’ Against Charitable Conservative Orgs

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 11:00am 5/9/2019 at 11:00am
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A coalition of free speech advocates have taken on Amazon over their use of the Southern Poverty Law Center’s “hate group” standards when deciding which organizations they will include in their Smile charitable donation program.
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Southern Poverty Law Center fires co-founder Morris Dees for unspecified misconduct

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 7:30pm 3/14/2019 at 7:30pm
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I was critical of the Southern Poverty Law Center before it was cool to be critical of the Southern Poverty Law Center.

You can scroll through my posts about the SPLC dating back to 2009, including:

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Women’s March losing more big partners

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 6:00pm 1/12/2019 at 6:00pm
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Coalition of left-wing activist groups calls on big tech to censor online speech

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 6:00pm 10/25/2018 at 6:00pm

While you were focused on the midterm elections, the Kavanaugh hearings, and other media firestorms, a coalition of left-wing activist groups, including some that actively attack conservatives, has moved forward with efforts to get big tech companies to censor online speech.

The problem of big tech companies acting as speech gatekeepers has...

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Report: FBI Still Partnering With SPLC; GOP Rep Demands Answers

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 30, 2018 at 9:00am 7/30/2018 at 9:00am
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SPLC apologizes, pays $3.375 mil settlement for wrongfully labelling Maajid Nawaz an anti-Muslim extremist

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 18, 2018 at 6:00pm 6/18/2018 at 6:00pm
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Couldn’t have happened to a nicer organization.

Monday, the Southern Poverty Law Center announced they’d forked over $3 million in a settlement over the inclusion of Maajid Nawaz and the Quilliam Foundation in their Field Guide to Anti-Muslim Extremists.
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Reporters Must Ask Clooney One Key Question About the SPLC

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 16, 2018 at 2:30pm 6/16/2018 at 2:30pm
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George Clooney makes some reporters swoon, and it has little to do with his handsome mug.

The Oscar winner is one of the industry’s more thoughtful stars, sharing his progressive views in a way his peers can’t often match. He’s hobnobbed with President Barack Obama, testified before Congress and traveled the globe...

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This is my *shocked* face: Amazon turns over policing of its charity program to SPLC

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 7, 2018 at 9:00am 6/7/2018 at 9:00am

We got kicked out of the Amazon Associates program for reasons that remain unknown.

Amazon told us that its “criteria” used to kick us out were proprietary. Amazon would not provide evidence of our alleged Operating Agreement violations to us or to...

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Legal Threat Prompts Southern Poverty Law Center to Delete ‘Anti-Muslim Extremist’ List

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 20, 2018 at 7:00am 4/20/2018 at 7:00am
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In recent years, the Southern Poverty Law Center has become little more than a tool the progressive left uses to label people and organizations as promoters of hate. Their website even included a list of people the group claimed were anti-Muslim extremists.

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SPLC Thinks ‘Factual Feminist’ Christina Hoff Sommers Legitimizes ‘Male Supremacy’ Movement

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 5:00pm 2/28/2018 at 5:00pm
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The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), known for targeting right-leaning thinkers and organizations, included Factual Feminist Christina Hoff Sommers in its report on male supremacy, which the group describes as “a hateful ideology advocating for the subjugation of women.”

They contend Hoff Sommers legitimizes “male supremacy.”

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Southern Poverty Law Center Now Targeting Conservative Groups on College Campuses

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 29, 2018 at 12:00pm 1/29/2018 at 12:00pm
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Once the SPLC has labeled you a hate group, the left feels fully justified in shutting you down. That’s how this racket works.

Campus Reform reports:

Anti-conservative SPLC now has chapters on 100+ campuses

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) now boasts of student-led chapters at more than 100 colleges and universities across the...

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Prager U Exposes The Southern Poverty Law Center

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 3:00pm 10/17/2017 at 3:00pm
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Here at LI, we’ve devoted a fair amount of internet discussing the Southern Poverty Law Center and their maliciousness.

Prager U’s latest video, The “Anti-Hate” Group That Is a Hate Group, is a fantastic primer on the SPLC and how they use their storied past to malign groups with whom they...

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Anti-Defamation League Gets Partisan, and the Damage May Be Irreparable

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 4:00pm 9/13/2017 at 4:00pm
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This post originally was published by The Gatestone Institute, under the title What Happened to the ADL? Cross-posted with permission.

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In the months leading up to the U.S. presidential election in November 2016, a former director of the World Jewish Congress decried the direction in which the new head of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL)...

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Warning or Incitement? SPLC Publishes List of Places, Monuments With “Confederate” Names

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 3, 2017 at 6:30pm 9/3/2017 at 6:30pm
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The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) SPLC has repeatedly listed a great many mainstream, right-leaning, and/or conservative groups and persons as “hate groups.”  So indiscriminate are they in their listings that they have been forced to retract “hate group” claims when called upon to provide evidence or to defend its categorization.

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Report: SPLC Has Millions of Dollars in Offshore Accounts

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 1, 2017 at 12:00pm 9/1/2017 at 12:00pm
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The Southern Law Poverty Law Center (SPLC) enjoys its tax-exempt status as a “charitable organization” that labels conservative groups in the same hate category as the KKK.

The SPLC receives a lot of money in contributions, but The Washington Free Beacon found that the group moves millions of the money into

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Southern Poverty Law Center money machine cashes in on Charlottesville

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 24, 2017 at 8:50pm 8/24/2017 at 8:50pm

I’ve been covering the manipulative “hate” lists put out by the Southern Poverty Law Center for almost eight years, long before it was fashionable to do so.

I took an interest in it because as a past contributor to SPLC, I was deeply offended by the use of these lists to target...

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Charlottesville is being exploited to attack freedom of speech and internet freedom

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 20, 2017 at 10:45pm 8/20/2017 at 10:45pm

This was a really bad week for freedom of speech and internet freedom.

As documented in my post Gathering Storms And Threats to Liberty, corporations that operate the gateways to the internet, such as domain registrars and services such as Cloudfare, have come under pressure and have capitulated to drive the neo-Nazi website...

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