Four years after the SPLC filed a civil rights complaint, the U.S. Department of Justice has found that Georgia discriminates against students with disabilities by segregating them from other students.
SPLC investigators have uncovered dozens of online posts by John Russell Houser praising Hitler, expressing interest in white supremacist groups and antigovernment conspiracy theories, and musing about the “the power of the lone wolf.”
The federal board charged with reviewing immigration court appeals will no longer request legal briefs from an anti-immigrant hate group to consider in its rulings – a decision that comes shortly after the SPLC and other groups urged the board to stop providing this platform to the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR).
A $20 million settlement agreement has been reached to resolve numerous labor trafficking lawsuits – spearheaded by the SPLC – against Signal International, a Gulf Coast marine services company that was found liable by a federal jury earlier this year for defrauding and exploiting workers it lured from India.
A Mississippi city with a long history of racially motivated violence has enacted an ordinance to improve the collection and reporting of hate crime data in reaction to growing concerns in the wake of the Charleston church massacre.