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David Barton – Extremist ‘Historian’ for the Christian Right
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/05/05/david-barton-extremist-historian-for-the-christian-right/

The New York Times today published an article about David Barton, a self-educated, pseudo-historian who advises several prominent right-wing political figures, including Newt ...

Antigovernment ‘Patriots’ Gather Near Scene of Nevada Rancher’s Dispute Over Cattle Grazing Rights
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2014/04/10/anti-government-patriots-gather-near-scene-of-nevada-ranchers-dispute-over-cattle-grazing-rights/

A Nevada rancher appears to have backed down after threatening to open up a “range war” with the federal government if they rounded up the cattle he had illegally grazing ...

Conservatives’ Friendly Gestures Toward Gays Infuriate Far Right
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2010/08/18/conservatives-gestures-toward-gays-infuriates-far-right/

Conservative columnist and author Ann Coulter’s decision to be the featured speaker next month at a “Homocon” gathering of homosexual conservatives has gotten her axed ...

Anti-Muslim Activist Calls for HUAC Revival
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/07/21/anti-muslim-activist-calls-for-revival-of-house-un-american-activities-committee/

Frank Gaffney, an anti-Muslim activist who in April told conservatives that “Shariah is communism with a God,” has called on Congress in a Washington Times column to bring ...

Antigovernment ‘Patriot’ Movement Takes Up Delaware Sheriff’s Crusade
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/04/26/antigovernment-patriot-movement-takes-up-delaware-sheriff-crusade/

Update: Proposed legislation clarifying that Delaware sheriffs do not have powers of arrest was withdrawn yesterday by its sponsor, WGMD News reports. State Rep. Daniel Short, ...

Documentary Preview Critical of Alaska Militia Prosecution Is Short on Facts
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2013/10/23/documentary-preview-critical-of-alaska-militia-prosecution-is-short-on-facts/

A documentary project that is currently faring well in the competition for the reality TV show Pursuit of Truth – a program on Glenn Beck’s Blaze TV network – purports ...

David Barton’s Make-Believe Version of American History
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/08/24/david-bartons-make-believe-version-of-american-history/

Editor's Note: This article originally appeared on Aug. 20 at the website of Other Words, which publishes progressive editorials and offers them to newspapers around the country.David ...

Iowa Senate Candidate Drops Out, Becomes ‘Senator’ in Sovereign Group
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/07/17/iowa-senate-candidate-drops-out-becomes-senator-in-sovereign-group/

A state Senate candidate in eastern Iowa has abandoned her campaign and released an astounding statement that she has become a “U.S. Senator” in the Republic for the united ...

Who is Jared Lee Loughner?
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/01/09/who-is-jared-lee-loughner/

Is Jared Lee Loughner, the alleged mass murderer who shot U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona, a right-wing extremist?It’s hard to say. When you look at the Internet ...

FBI Thinks ‘New World Order’ Theory May Have Motivated LAX Shooter
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2013/11/05/fbi-thinks-new-world-order-theory-may-have-motivated-lax-shooter/

Last night, on CNN’s “Erin Burnett OutFront,” I tried to explain how a note written by alleged LAX shooter Paul Ciancia contained several hallmarks of the antigovernment ...