Southern Poverty Law Center (@splcenter )

Southern Poverty Law Center

Bio The Southern Poverty Law Center combats hate, intolerance, and discrimination through education and litigation. Founded in 1971.

Cover Illustration by Rob Dobi

Location Montgomery, Alabama
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Account created 14-08-2009 18:18:55
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Sprout Social : Dayana Lopez fled Cuba after enduring threats and beatings because she is a trans woman. She is one of many asylum-seekers who have been categorically denied parole by the New Orleans ICE field office.

We’re suing.

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Sprout Social : "With the emails — supplied by Katie McHugh, a former editor at Breitbart — we now know what Miller was reading and thinking about in the year before he joined the Trump campaign. And there’s no denying the nature of the material." — b-boy bouiebaisse #StephenMiller nyti.ms/2OfdG9A

Sprout Social : “Hateful and inflammatory rhetoric from the current presidential administration continues to normalize the beliefs that motivate these crimes.” — SPLC’s Heidi Beirich #HateCrimes #HateInTheWhiteHouse cnn.it/33Q5nHH

Sprout Social : Nearly 70,000 migrant children have been held in U.S. govt custody over the last year. Approximately 5,000 children have been separated from their parents at the border since 2017.

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Sprout Social : Franklin Graham has a history or making anti-LGBTQ comments, so we're not surprised that he made them in his speech at the anti-LGBTQ hate group Illinois Family Institute’s annual fall banquet. bit.ly/32PuHwl

Twitter Web App : The response to our investigation into White House adviser #StephenMiller has been swift: you've joined us in calling for his resignation, and so have at least 80 Congressional Democrats.

It's time for Miller to go. #YoureFired

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Sprout Social : Louisiana’s statewide election is tomorrow, Nov. 16. Tag your #Louisiana friends and encourage them to get out and vote!

Polls open at 7 a.m. CT and close at 8 p.m.

Find your polling place at geauxvote.com

#GOTV #GeauxVote #WeVoteLouisiana

Sprout Social : “[White supremacists] must never be allowed near positions of power. I will do everything I can to ensure this never happens again.” — Katie McHugh, former Breitbart editor #StephenMiller #BreitbartEmails bit.ly/32NdLqk

Sprout Social : Last we week we filed a class action lawsuit against the Louisiana Department of Health for failing to provide legally required intensive mental health services, leaving approximately 47,500 Medicaid-eligible children at risk. #Louisiana #MentalHealth
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Twitter Web App : Leaders of several Democratic caucuses became the latest voices demanding the resignation of White House senior adviser #StephenMiller after our investigation showed, through leaked emails, his affinity for white nationalism. #BreitbartEmails bit.ly/32NdLqk

Twitter Web App : Investigative reporter Michael Edison Hayden appeared with Zerlina Maxwell on All In with Chris Hayes last night to talk about #StephenMillers emails.

I think a lot of people of color are being really let down by this administration just by ignoring how horrific these ideas are.

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Sprout Social : We filed a #FOIA request earlier this year seeking information about the treatment of unaccompanied migrant children at the U.S.-Mexico border. Homeland Security and CBP failed to fulfill that request.

We’re suing.

Read the complaint here: bit.ly/2NMSpVw

Sprout Social : This week, a House elections subcommittee released a scathing, 144-page report titled “Voting Rights and Election Administration in the United States of America."

“The right to vote is under attack in this country." - SPLC's Nancy Abudu

Read the report: bit.ly/34Wo7pa

Twitter Web App : We list Center for Immigration Studies as an anti-immigrant hate group. #StephenMiller refers to it at least 46 times in the 900 emails he wrote to Breitbart editors 2015-2016.

Yet he’s shaping President Trump’s immigration policy. #BreitbartEmails bit.ly/375tB2Y

Twitter Web App : "What #StephenMiller sent to me in those emails has become policy at the Trump administration." — Katie McHugh, former #Breitbart editor #BreitbartEmails #StephenMillerEmails
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Sprout Social : "Even though we committed crimes and we’re in here doing our time — I won’t deny my crime — we’re still human. The things I’m seeing now is nothing like I’ve never seen. ... It’s gotten to the point we’re not treated like humans."

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Twitter Web App : Stephen Miller clearly believes that immigrants of color are a danger to our country & should not be allowed in — a white supremacist idea that’s become the Trump administration’s policy.

He has no business in the White House. Add your name if you agree. bit.ly/34WQx2g

iPhone : We are continuing to monitor the tragic shooting at a Santa Clarita, California high school. As a nation and here at SPLC, we cannot rest until all children feel safe going to school. That is the least that we owe them.

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Sprout Social : We list Center for Immigration Studies as an anti-immigrant hate group. #StephenMiller refers to it at least 46 times in the 900 emails he wrote to Breitbart editors 2015-2016.

Yet he’s shaping President Trump’s immigration policy. #BreitbartEmails bit.ly/3769VvB

Twitter Web App : It's Trans Awareness Week!

Here are some ways you can be a good ally:
✔️ Learn and help your local trans community.
✔️ Read work by trans folks.
✔️ Find ways to help.
✔️ Educate yourself (❌ don't put the burden on trans people to teach you).

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