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Gun Rights Advocates to March Against Phantom Threat
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2010/02/01/gun-rights-advocates-to-march-against-phantom-threat/

Public support for gun control has been steadily declining, the U.S. Supreme Court has issued a ruling that strengthens an individual’s right to own firearms and President ...

What Occupy Wall Street Was Not
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/11/21/what-occupy-wall-street-was-not/

As the Occupy Wall Street protesters are swept out of their encampments around the nation, many are asking what the movement’s next step will be and if the police actions ...

‘Prophet’: Debt Crisis a New World Order Plot
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/08/02/prophet-debt-crisis-a-new-world-order-plot/

After weeks of holding its breath as political brinksmanship brought America terrifyingly close to blowing through its debt ceiling, the planet today heaved a sigh of relief ...

Shirley Sherrod and the Right: A Day That Will Live in Infamy
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2010/07/21/shirley-sherrod-and-the-right-a-day-that-will-live-in-infamy/

The entire Shirley Sherrod affair is so disgusting, such a stomach-churning episode of right-wing lies, propagandists posing as “journalists,” and craven political cowardice ...

Anti-Gay Activist Adds Homophobia to Airport Frisking Controversy
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2010/11/24/don%e2%80%99t-pat-don%e2%80%99t-tell-anti-gay-activist-adds-homophobia-to-airport-frisking-controversy/

As if travelers don’t have enough to worry about when they go through airport security, the leader of a prominent anti-gay hate group has added a dollop of his personal ...

Conspiracy-Mongering Organizer of DC Trucker Protest Believes Obama is Osama bin Laden
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2013/10/11/conspiracy-mongering-organizer-of-dc-trucker-protest-believes-obama-is-osama-bin-laden/

Those angry right-wing truckers are still promising that at least 3,000 of their number will be showing up in Washington, D.C., this weekend to bring traffic along the Beltway ...

SPLC’s Intelligence Report: Hate Group Numbers Rise Again
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2009/02/28/intelligence-report-hate-group-numbers-rise-again/

Last week, we released our annual hate group count in the latest edition of the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Intelligence Report. The key finding was that the number of ...

‘God Hates Fags’ Church Preparing Ad for Limbaugh Show
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/03/15/god-hates-fags-church-preparing-ad-for-limbaugh-show/

UPDATE: Late Thursday, Rachel Nelson, public relations director for Premiere Networks, said any ads from Westboro Baptist Church would be rejected. "Premiere Networks is not ...

TeaParty.org Drops the (Other) H-Bomb
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2013/01/28/teaparty-org-drops-the-other-h-bomb/

Godwin’s Law, an Internet adage started by lawyer and writer Mike Godwin in 1990, states, “As an online discussion grows longer, the probability of a comparison involving ...

Super-Storm Sandy Spawns Plethora of Conspiracy Theories
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/10/30/super-storm-sandy-spawns-plethora-of-conspiracy-theories/

Even before the winds of Hurricane Sandy began to moderate, conspiracy theorists of a variety of bents got busy explaining the real meaning of the storm. Because, of course, ...