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Army Secretary Wrong to OK Participation in Anti-LGBT Hate Groups

Posted in Anti-LGBT,Extremists in the Military by Josh Glasstetter on December 12, 2013

The U.S. Army, in its guide on extremist activities, notes that the “Department of Defense has a longstanding policy of intolerance for organizations, practices, or activities that are discriminatory in nature.” It also notes that “[h]igher and more restrictive standards of conduct distinguish military personnel from their civilian counterparts.” As a result, “[p]articipation in extremist […]

Religious Right Lies About Hate Bill

Posted in Extremist Propaganda,Podcasts by Mark Potok on August 1, 2008

This week on our podcast, Southern Poverty Law Center Legal Director Rhonda Brownstein and I discuss the article Rhonda wrote recently about Christian Right propaganda regarding a pending federal hate crimes bill. It turns out that major organizations like the American Family Association are lying about the bill, which they claim would result in pastors […]