Alabama has agreed that it will not publish a list naming immigrants allegedly “unlawfully present” in the state. The settlement agreement blocks the final provision of the state’s harsh anti-immigrant law that the SPLC challenged in court.

The head of the GOP surprisingly invoked the names of anti-LGBT extremists as he defended his party’s opposition to same-sex marriage.

Security lapses at the White House are a serious matter for the nation’s first black president, a man who is portrayed by the radical right as a threat to America.

The LGBT community and Muslims were among those demonized at the weekend political conference that attracted several possible presidential candidates.

The SPLC is hosting or supporting events in Alabama, Florida, Louisiana and Mississippi this month to raise public awareness of the need to reform criminal justice policies that are harming vulnerable children.

Almost a month after an SPLC lawsuit resulted in a federal judge ordering Tennessee to provide hearings to residents whose Medicaid applications have been unreasonably delayed, state officials continue to offer excuses and shift the blame tactics blasted in a recent editorial by The Tennessean.

The SPLC seeks relief for a 3-year-old Florida girl with diabetes whose pre-kindergarten program violated federal law by refusing to provide the services she needs.

The SPLC submitted hundreds of pages of expert reports to a federal court as part of a motion to certify a lawsuit against the East Mississippi Correctional Facility as a class action. The reports expose shocking human rights violations at the for-profit prison, including conditions described as “torture” by a forensic psychiatrist.

The SPLC and a coalition of civil rights groups today published an open letter asking the GOP to take a stand against the anti-LGBT bigotry of groups sponsoring this week’s Values Voter Summit.

The SPLC president urges everyone to exercise their right to vote, honoring those who fought and died for the right.