SPLC Has a New Target: Parents Who Oppose Common Core

The radical Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) just can’t leave conservatives alone. Already under fire for their thoroughly discredited and bogus “hate watch” list, the left-wing group recently included former CIA analyst Stella Morabito and I as part of a recent “anti-LGBT roundup” in which they addressed our participation in an upcoming Child Protection League fundraising event — presumably marking us as “anti-LGBT.” They also, puzzlingly, criticized many parents’ concerns about Common Core standards and tests using SEL to indoctrinate, monitor, and data mine our children, implying that it is all purely uninformed conspiracy theory. There is so much to respond to

ABC News Vilifies Everyday Americans with “Hate Group” Headline

This week, an ABC News headline referred to Alliance Defending Freedom, a Christian nonprofit committed to defending religious liberty in the legal system, as an “anti-LGBT hate group.” ABC reported on a speech delivered by Attorney General Jeff Sessions in the following manner: Sessions addressed members of the Alliance Defending Freedom, which was designated an ‘anti-LGBT hate group’ by the Southern Poverty Law Center in 2016, at the Summit on Religious Liberty at the Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, in Dana Point, California. What ABC News failed to report was the Southern Poverty Law Center’s clear bias in designating hate groups. The

SPLC Apologizes For Labeling Carson Extremist Hater

Last October, the Southern Poverty Law Center quietly added Dr. Ben Carson to its “extremist hate watch,” basically for opposing gay marriage. This week, the SPLC backed down, withdrawing the designation and apologizing to Dr. Carson: “In October 2014, we posted an “Extremist File” of Dr. Ben Carson. This week, as we’ve come under intense criticism for doing so, we’ve reviewed our profile and have concluded that it did not meet our standards, so we have taken it down and apologize to Dr. Carson for having posted it,” SPLC’s statement reads. Congrats to Ben Carson, whose stature achieved something even