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In 2022, SPLC documented 1,225 hate and antigovernment extremist groups across the United States. Extremist ideas that mobilize these groups now operate more openly in the political mainstream. But the ascent of the hard right is not inevitable. We can push back against this rising authoritarianism and turn the tide.
Between Sept. 30 and Dec. 1, 2014, ADF sent letters to school boards in Minnesota, Rhode Island, Virginia and Wisconsin warning that they could be open to litigation for policies allowing transgender students to use appropriate facilities such as bathrooms and locker rooms. On Dec.
All Hate Groups
Have beliefs or practices that attack
or malign an entire class of people,
typically for their immutable characteristics.
Hate in the United States
Each year since 1990, the SPLC has published an annual census of
hate groups operating within the United States. The number is a
barometer, albeit only one, of the level of hate activity in the
country. The hate map, which depicts the groups' approximate
locations, is the result of a year of monitoring by analysts and
researchers and is typically published annually.
It represents activity by hate groups during the previous year.