SPLC staffers traveled to St. Louis on Oct. 10 to take part in the Ferguson October campaign. They joined thousands of peaceful protesters from across the United States in marching through St. Louis for justice.

An SPLC staff attorney recounts how a tearful meeting with a scared child at a Mississippi juvenile detention center led to a federal lawsuit and a settlement agreement to hold the lock-up accountable for its abuses.

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 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 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.