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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 ...

Mainstream Scholars Attend Racist Conference Hosted By Jewish Astrophysicist
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2009/03/18/mainstream-scholars-attend-racist-conference-hosted-by-jewish-astrophysicist/

Seventy people, including a few well-known mainstream academics, joined prominent white nationalists and academic racists gathered in the Four Points Sheraton at the Baltimore/Washington ...

FAIR: Crossing the Rubicon of Hate
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2007/12/11/fair-crossing-the-rubicon-of-hate/

The Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) is almost certainly the most-quoted immigration restriction organization in America. In just the last few weeks, its ...

Missing the Boat: NPR & the Pioneer Fund
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2007/10/30/missing-the-boat-npr-the-pioneer-fund/

On Oct. 23, Farai Chideya interviewed for NPR’s “News & Notes” program J. Philippe Rushton, a professor at the University of Western Ontario who heads the Pioneer ...