fakehatecrimes.org

fake hate crimes: a database of hate crime hoaxes in the usa



The purpose of this site is to compile a comprehensive database of the false reports of "hate crimes" committed (mostly) in the USA. It builds on the work of Laird Wilcox, whose Crying Wolf (PDF) is the original book on this subject. The books Hate Crime Hoax and Hate Crimes: Criminal Law & Identity Politics are recommended, as are the websites Watching the Watchdogs and Fake Hate Map.

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365. How the SPLC encouraged violence against a conservative Christian organization 2019-08-17 Montgomery AL

title
The Southern Poverty Law Center is a hate-based scam that nearly caused me to be murdered

name
USA Today

authors
Jessica Prol Smith

url
https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2019/08/17/southern-poverty-law-center-hate-groups-scam-column/2022301001/

summary
The Southern Poverty Law Center describes hate groups as groups whose statements cause individuals to use violence in defense of their political views. Using this criterion, the Family Research Council shooting case shows that the SPLC is a hate group.

date read
2019-08-18

date published
2019-08-17


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