The Southern Poverty Law Center started off will great intentions. What it has become now is only a shadow of its good intentions. For a while, the SPLC was very good at identifying actual hate groups. With time they have begun to identify anyone that has a differing opinion as a hate group. They have named Alliance Defending Freedom and the Family Research Council as hate groups The truth actually is that they are recipients of hate. Dr. Carol Swain, a former professor at Vanderbilt University, appears in this FOX News video and she explains precisely what is going on with the SPLC. This is well worth a few minutes viewing.
As Written By Cortney O’Brien for Townhall:
The Southern Poverty Law Center is supposedly an expert on targeting hate groups. We’ve exposed how they are not great at their jobs. Instead of making us aware of actual hate, too often the group targets organizations that protect religious freedom and believe in traditional marriage.
Case in point, how on earth are Alliance Defending Freedom and the Family Research Council hate groups? If anything, they are targets of hate. The FRC had an extremely close call in 2012 when an armed suspect arrived at their office with the intent to kill. But, the SPLC continues to place groups like them on their hate map and the media continues to fall for it and report it as fact.
Oh, and did I mention the SPLC labeled Ayaan Hirsi Ali an “extremist?” She’s apparently guilty of speaking out against Islamic extremism.
Dr. Carol Swain, a former professor at Vanderbilt University, knows SPLC’s game all too well. In an interview with Tony Perkins last week, she explained that the group may ……..
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