Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore has been removed from office once for refusing to comply with a federal court order. Now, he’s resisting the Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage ruling.

Four years after the SPLC filed a civil rights complaint, the U.S. Department of Justice has found that Georgia discriminates against students with disabilities by segregating them from other students.

SPLC investigators have uncovered dozens of online posts by John Russell Houser praising Hitler, expressing interest in white supremacist groups and antigovernment conspiracy theories, and musing about the “the power of the lone wolf.”

The Charleston church massacre tragically illustrates that the threat of radical-right terrorism must be taken seriously

The federal board charged with reviewing immigration court appeals will no longer request legal briefs from an anti-immigrant hate group to consider in its rulings – a decision that comes shortly after the SPLC and other groups urged the board to stop providing this platform to the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR).

A $20 million settlement agreement has been reached to resolve numerous labor trafficking lawsuits – spearheaded by the SPLC – against Signal International, a Gulf Coast marine services company that was found liable by a federal jury earlier this year for defrauding and exploiting workers it lured from India.

A Mississippi city with a long history of racially motivated violence has enacted an  ordinance to improve the collection and reporting of hate crime data in reaction to growing concerns in the wake of the Charleston church massacre.

Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia and Mississippi all celebrate holidays named for either Jefferson Davis, president of the Confederacy, or Robert E. Lee, commander of its army.

Congress has held recent hearings on how overseas terrorists spread propaganda to radicalize and recruit but has not examined how domestic extremists are using the same tactics.

Religious beliefs do not give Alabama probate judges license to pick and choose among the various functions their office is authorized to perform, including same-sex marriages. If they feel that there is a conflict between their responsibilities and their conscience, the solution is simple –they should resign. It's the only honorable thing to do.

The justice, already facing an SPLC ethics complaint, claims in an unrelated opinion issued today that he is not bound by decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court.

We hope this ruling will help propel greater acceptance of the LGBT community – because we still have a lot of work to do, particularly in the Deep South, where old attitudes are most slow to change.

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