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White Nationalist School Principal Fired in the Bronx
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/08/02/white-nationalist-school-principal-fired-in-the-bronx/

The principal of a Roman Catholic school in New York City has been fired for his associations with prominent white nationalist organizations, most notably American Renaissance, ...

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 ...

New SPLC Report Examines Extremist Views of State Lawmakers Attacking 14th Amendment
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/03/09/new-splc-report-examines-extremist-views-of-state-lawmakers-attacking-14th-amendment/

Today, the Southern Poverty Law Center released a new report, “Attacking the Constitution: State Legislators for Legal Immigration and the Anti-Immigrant Movement.” It ...

SPLC Hate Group Count Tops 1,000 as Radical Right Expansion Continues
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/02/23/new-report-splc-hate-group-count-tops-1000-as-radical-right-expansion-continues/

Editor’s Note: The Southern Poverty Law Center is today releasing its annual count of groups on the American radical right and analysis. What follows is the main essay from ...

Invited White Nationalist to Speak to Federalist Society Friday
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/02/03/invited-white-nationalist-to-speak-to-federalist-society-tomorrow/

The Dallas chapter of the conservative legal group, The Federalist Society, is holding a debate Friday on “Birthright Citizenship for Children of Illegal Immigrants.” ...

Professor: Leaders Should Condemn Extremist Rhetoric
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/01/24/professor-leaders-should-condemn-extremist-rhetoric/

Editor’s Note: After publishing a professor’s article Friday about the effect of heated rhetoric on political violence, Hatewatch was contacted by another professor who ...

World Net Daily Speakers Defend Tea Parties
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2010/09/19/world-net-daily-speakers-defend-tea-parties/

MIAMI, Fla. — Are the Tea Parties racist organizations? No, said three African-American panelists presented with that question at the third and final day of the “Taking ...

The FAIR Files: Marielitos are ‘Criminals, Homosexuals, and Mentally Defective Persons’
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2010/07/23/fair-marielitos-criminals-homosexuals-and-mentally-defective/

Sometimes, pictures really are worth a thousand words.In the 1980s, the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) — a restrictionist group that insists it is not ...

Hate Group Lawyer Drafted Arizona’s Anti-Immigrant Law
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2010/04/28/hate-group-lawyer-drafted-arizona-anti-immigrant-law/

Arizona’s controversial anti-immigrant law was written by a lawyer at the legal arm of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), which the Southern Poverty ...

SPLC Letter to Congressional Committee Sparks Controversy
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2009/04/02/splc-letter-to-congressional-committee-sparks-controversy/

Shortly after the House Judiciary Committee’s hearing on immigration law enforcement got under way this morning, a letter from the civil rights groups Center for New Community ...