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How the SPLC encouraged violence against a conservative Christian organization 2019-08-17 Montgomery AL
A gunman attacked a Christian charity after it appeared on an SPLC ‘hate map’
The Southern Poverty Law Center describes as a hate group one whose words inspire violence. It labeled a Christian conservative group as such. This inspired a man to attack the group with a gun, so the SPLC is a hate group by its own criteria. Fortunately, no-one was killed.