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League of the South

Not Just Whistling 'Dixie': Peroutka Stands Up for Southern Secession

Jonathan Hutson | Posted 09.29.2014 | Politics
Jonathan Hutson

Peroutka has been under fire for months for his involvement in and leadership of the League of the South, a white nationalist group that advocates conservative, Christian theocracy and secession to form a Southern Republic. Top Democratic and Republican leaders had called for him to resign from the group.

GOP Leader Questions Candidate About Hate Group That Advocates Death Squads

Jonathan Hutson | Posted 09.23.2014 | Politics
Jonathan Hutson

Michael Peroutka's neo-Confederate friend and supporter Michael Hill has advocated a program of assassination against journalists and elected officials. Voters have a right to know what Peroutka and other GOP leaders have to say about that.

Meet Maryland's White Nationalist 'David Duke' GOP Candidate

Jonathan Hutson | Posted 09.08.2014 | Politics
Jonathan Hutson

White nationalists from the League of the South -- the premier neo-Confederate group -- are hailing the recent Republican primary victory of Maryland's Michael Peroutka -- who won his party's nomination in an Anne Arundel County Council race, as well as a seat on the GOP Central Committee there -- as "a political victory for us."

Rand Paul Aide's Claims Regarding League of the South Are Hogwash

Mark Potok | Posted 09.11.2013 | Politics
Mark Potok

In all the brouhaha surrounding Jack Hunter, the aide to Sen. Rand Paul exposed as a longtime neo-Confederate activist this week, Hunter's past as the leader of the Charleston, S.C., chapter of the League of the South hardly registered.

New SPLC Intelligence Report: The Rhetoric of War

Mark Potok | Posted 01.15.2012 | Politics
Mark Potok

Something is happening on the radical right. Even as the presidential campaign season heats up and, with it, the possibility of ridding themselves of their hated black president, extremists are ratcheting up the rhetoric of war.

Confederate Group League of the South Gets All Up in My Face and Whatnot

Barrett Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Barrett Brown

There's a bit of good news for those various conservative commentators who've been defending Robert Stacy McCain -- you fellows have some powerful new allies!