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Lucas Kavner

Is The KKK Trying To 'Re-Brand' Itself?

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 08.06.2011 | Politics

At the Arlington National Cemetery on Memorial Day, a handful of picketers from controversial hate group the Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) were siphon...

The Arizonification of America

Mark Potok | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Potok

When even leading conservatives worry out loud about the right-wing vitriol and demonizing propaganda, you've got to be concerned about where our country is headed.

Civil Rights Center: U.S. Hate Groups Top 1000 in 2010

Brian Levin, J.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Levin, J.D.

Hate groups in the U.S. numbered over 1,000 for the first time in a just-released annual tally of extremism. The 1,002 "hate groups" represent the tenth consecutive annual increase.

Ronald Reagan's Legacy Becomes New 'Tool' in Attacking the Gay Community

Alvin McEwen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alvin McEwen

I haven't weighed on the conservative mass inconization of former President Ronald Reagan because, to a degree, it's so amusing.

Pawlenty Mingles With Anti-Gay Hate Group, Wants to Reinstate DADT

Alvin McEwen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alvin McEwen

Someone should inform Pawlenty that the lgbt community aren't exactly as compliant as we were back in 2004. And we won't wait until someone uses us as scapegoats before we fight back.

White Supremacist Site MartinLutherKing.org Marks 12th Anniversary

Keith Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Keith Thomson

When a group of students was recently assigned to write reports on Martin Luther King, Jr., several of them learned that King had in fact been a drunken philandering con man. Where in the www did these kids search? Google, for starters.

Irony Alert -- Family Research Council Accuses SPLC of 'Cherry-Picking' Science

Alvin McEwen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alvin McEwen

Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council is still smarting over the Southern Poverty Law Center designating his organization as an anti-gay hate group.

The Dangers of Anti-Gay Propaganda: A Personal Story

Alvin McEwen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alvin McEwen

These statements, talking points, and "studies" about the lgbt community put out by groups like the Family Research Council are lies and nothing more.

Newly Named Anti-Gay Hate Groups Plead Victimhood But Do Not Address Charges

Alvin McEwen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alvin McEwen

Apparently some organizations who are on the Southern Poverty Law Center's list and profiles of anti-gay hate groups aren't happy about it.

Bryan Fischer, Tony Perkins, and the Hate Agenda

Michael Keegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Keegan

Fischer's extreme view on gay people is disturbing, but it's not unique: The Family Research Council's Tony Perkins has repeatedly insulted servicemembers in his quest to keep gays and lesbians from serving in the military.

Family Research Council, American Family Association Named as Anti-Gay Hate Groups

Alvin McEwen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alvin McEwen

Yesterday, the Southern Poverty Law Center added five more organizations to its list of anti-gay hate groups, including some names that are long overd...

Despite Losses, Bigots and the Intolerant Get Votes by the Thousands

Brian Levin, J.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Levin, J.D.

Why should mainstream political analysts have all the fun of covering wacky candidates. Let's concentrate on the losses endured by separatists, neo-Nazis, and segregationists this election cycle.

Amanda Terkel

From Rand Paul Stomper To Allen West's Bikers: Rise In Far-Right Violence During 2010 Elections

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- This election season, a man was arrested for hitting a protester at a rally for Washington GOP Senate candidate Dino Rossi, a man stompe...

Your California Neo-Nazi and Pro-White Voting Guide

Brian Levin, J.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Levin, J.D.

Across the country, California hatemongers are having an impact. Let's hope that in this area of politics, California is not a bellwether of things to come in the political arena.

Dysfunctional Politics Begets Suicidal Policies

David A. Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David A. Love

When presented with viable options to fix our problems, there is this tendency for America to take the road to ruin. why does America allow dysfunctional politics to result in horrible, even suicidal policies?

TVC's Andrea Lafferty: A Zombie Queen in Pastel

Bil Browning | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Bil Browning

Andrea Lafferty is an undead mutant that lives off of fear and ignorance instead of the usual zombie fare of fresh brains.

The Battle over SB 1070

Nadine Wahab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nadine Wahab

Last week, South Carolina and Minnesota introduced copy-cat versions of AZ's SB 1070 with 8 other states set to follow suit, while hundreds of protest...

Anti-Gay Naperville Organization Labeled As A Hate Group

Chicago Pride | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago, IL -- The anti-gay group Americans For Truth About Homosexuality (AFTAH), based in west suburban Naperville and run by Peter LaBarbera, has b...

CNN Drops Dobbs: To All Those Who Joined Us in the Drop Dobbs Campaign

Janet Murguía | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Janet Murguía

Yesterday's resignation came after thousands of people and organizations pressured CNN to stop Dobbs's biased coverage of our community and the immigration debate.

Earth to Lou: It Could Have Been Different

Mark Potok | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mark Potok

It didn't have to end this way for Lou Dobbs. He could have been a contender. But Dobbs, a supremely self-confident man who often mentions his Harvard education in private conversation, just wouldn't listen.

Islamist Terrorists Take Page From US Hate Groups' Internet PlayBook

Rabbi Abraham Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rabbi Abraham Cooper

Islamist terrorist arrests across this country since last January run the gamut. White and black, young and middle-aged, single and married, homegrown and foreign born, and legal and illegal immigrants.

EXCLUSIVE: Russian Human Rights Activists Face Spike In Death Threats (UPDATES)

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Diane Tucker

More than 50 percent of the Russian people believe that "ethnic minorities should be limited or expelled from the country," Alexander Verkhovsky told the HuffPost.

Hate For Sale

Russell Simmons | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Russell Simmons

I am concerned that the words of Ahmadinejad will continue to influence young people. But I fear that online hate groups will have much greater influence than one isolated leader.

Secesh 3.0: Fear Of A Black President

David A. Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David A. Love

When the Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) disrupted the President’s health care address before a joint session of Congress, it was not the first time th...

DC or Bust: Lou Dobbs and His Hate Groupies

Karl Frisch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Karl Frisch

If Dobbs won't end his association with FAIR, which the Southern Policy Law Center has designated as a hate group, CNN should do the right thing and end its association with Dobbs.