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The SPLC today urged the Justice Department to investigate the Jefferson County Jail in Birmingham, Ala. – an overcrowded lock-up where violence, neglect and abuse are common, especially for children. 

Since entering a Georgia prison in 2012, a transgender woman has been denied the hormones she needs to maintain her gender identity. The SPLC today demanded that prison officials provide the therapy or risk a federal lawsuit.

The SPLC today delivered a petition signed by more than 5,800 people to Florida Gov. Rick Scott demanding that the state stop discriminating against black and Hispanic students by setting lower academic goals for students of color.

The Obama administration has taken an important step to protect every child’s right to a public education, outlining the legal responsibilities of schools to provide equal access regardless of national origin or immigration status.

The fierce grassroots campaign threatening to derail the Common Core State Standards is being fueled by far-right propaganda that relies heavily on distortions, outright falsehoods and demonizing conspiracy theories promoted by antigovernment extremists, according to a new SPLC report.

A federal judge has held Hinds County, Miss., officials in contempt of court for failing to comply with a settlement addressing the abuse and neglect of children at the Henley-Young Juvenile Justice Center. The agreement was extended by two years to allow more time for compliance.

Poultry workers were forced to endure unsafe and abusive conditions at an Alabama processing plant or lose their jobs, according to a complaint the SPLC filed with OSHA today.

A Latino student is settling into his classes at a north Alabama high school after the SPLC demanded the school district admit the student after he was turned away in January, missing almost a semester of class.

Frazier Glenn Miller, the man accused in the Overland Park, Kan., attacks, was the founder and “grand dragon” of a paramilitary-style Klan group in North Carolina that was decimated by an SPLC lawsuit in the 1980s.

Agenda 21, a nonbinding United Nations global sustainability plan signed by the United States more than 20 years ago, is being used by extremists and mainstream politicians to stoke fears and stifle rational policymaking across the country, according to an SPLC report released today.