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Hate & Extremism
February 28, 2016

This morning during an interview on CNN’s “State of the Union” businessman Donald Trump repeatedly dodged questions about the Ku Klux Klan and notorious white nationalist David Duke, who announced recently his support for Trump’s campaign. 

LGBT Rights
February 24, 2016

A Virginia-based group is committing consumer fraud by offering services it claims can convert people from gay to straight – deceptive practices that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) must stop, according to a federal complaint the Southern Poverty Law Center and other civil rights groups filed with the FTC today.

Immigrant Justice
January 28, 2016

The federal government has engaged in a needlessly aggressive – and potentially unconstitutional – act against immigrants with recent raids in Atlanta and elsewhere that targeted women and children from Central America, according to a report released today by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) and the Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights (GLAHR).

Mass Incarceration
January 27, 2016

A minor at the Sumter Correctional Institution in Florida was brutally beaten and raped as part of a prison initiation ritual that was ignored by a guard, according to a federal lawsuit filed today by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) and the Florida Institutional Legal Services Project of Florida Legal Services.

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