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In response to the high levels of anti-Muslim extremists regularly provided a platform in the media and in the public eye, the Southern Poverty Law Center has partnered with Media Matters for America, ReThink Media and the Center for New Community to provide a resource on anti-Muslim public figures for reporters and media professionals.
Ryan Mauro, the national security “expert” for the anti-Muslim Clarion Project known for peddling anti-Muslim conspiracy theories about secret Islamist training camps in the United States, will address the Homeland Security Professionals Conference and Expo next week in Florida.
A Missouri man – driven by anti-abortion and anti-Islamic beliefs –– will spend more than five years in federal prison for burning down a mosque and twice attempting to firebomb a Planned Parenthood clinic in Joplin, Mo.
A U.S. attorney announced this afternoon domestic terrorism charges against three men stemming from a plot to attack a mosque and apartment complex in Garden City, Kansas. The following statement is by Heidi Beirich, director of the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Intelligence Project:
Three members of a southwest Kansas militia dubbed the "Crusaders” were arrested Friday on charges stemming from a plot to attack a housing complex that houses a mosque in Garden City, Kan.
The days surrounding the 15th anniversary of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, have seen a stunning increase in what may be anti-Muslim hate crimes in the United States, ranging from arson to murder. In one case, a semi-truck driver appeared to deliberately drive his big rig into a Maryland mosque.
Phyllis Schlafly, the ultra-conservative movement matriarch who was responsible for derailing the Equal Rights Amendment in the 1970s and went on to oppose gay rights and promote antigovernment conspiracy theories, has died. She was 92.
Next week, the anti-Muslim hate group ACT for America and its grassroots activists will again descend upon Washington, D.C. for its annual conference. The racist gathering brings together ACT figures, elected officials and a host of anti-Muslim extremists.