Democrats celebrate SPLC anniversary, ignore race, gender, fundraising scandals

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Noted Democratic lawmakers on Thursday greeted the Southern Poverty Law Center on its fiftieth anniversary, not to mention the left-wing organization’s 2019 scandal involving sexual harassment, racial discrimination and fraudulent fundraising claims based on “hate” labeling. He did not mention the terror attack attempt at the Family Research Council in 2012, in which the shooter used the SPLC’s “hate map” to target conservative Christian nonprofits.

Sense. John Ossoff, D-Ga., Rafael Warnock, D-Ga., And Cory Booker, DNJ, plus Reps. Judy Chu, D-Calif., Jerry Nadler, DNY, and Benny Thompson, D-Miss., Former Georgia Gubernatorial Candidate Along with Stacey Abrams congratulated on the SPLC anniversary. He appeared in the video Streaming Event To commemorate the anniversary.

“Congratulations to the Southern Poverty Law Center on your fiftieth anniversary, fifty years of protecting the rights of the vulnerable, speaking on behalf of the marginalized, protecting the backward,” Abrams said. “We appreciate everything you’ve done.”

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“Thanks for the decades-long look at protecting civil rights in the United States,” Osaf said. “Like many of you, I am deeply concerned by the increasing polarization, hatred and mistrust in our society.”

Stacey Abrams speaks with Biden supporters (AP Photo / Brin Anderson, File)

“The SPLC is the catalyst for justice in the South and beyond,” Warnock said. “By speaking out against hate and extremism, speaking up justice, promoting anti-racism and tolerance, and celebrating the rich diversity of our nation, SPLC draws us closer to building a more perfect union, a loving community.”

“The SPLC has been a bastion of civil rights for half a century, fighting to make our country’s promise of equality and justice for all,” Booker said.

“I want to thank SPLC for doing all the wonderful things you do,” Chu said.

“Over the last half century, the SPLC has been at the forefront of our nation’s efforts to combat hate and extremism,” Nadler said. “This country is a great place to work because of your work to promote racial justice, celebrate diversity and advance the civil and human rights of all people.”

Democratic US Senate candidate Rafael Warnock will speak on January 5, 2021.  REUTERS / Elijah Nouvelage - RC2V1L9AL5DA

Democratic US Senate candidate Rafael Warnock will speak on January 5, 2021. LOVEBYLIFE / Elijah Nouvelage – RC2V1L9AL5DA
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“The Southern Poverty Law Center has always been steadfast in its commitment to promoting justice and racial equality,” Thompson said.

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None of these Democrats reported the scandal that caused the SPLC to sack its co-founder Morris Dees in 2019. Lieutenant General (Retired) Jerry Boykin, executive vice president of the Family Research Council, emphasized the scandal and effort. Terrorist attacks on his organization.

“One of the things that can’t be missed at the anniversary celebration of SPLC is that their employees have identified racism and sexual harassment as part of the SPLC’s culture,” Boykin told LBL.

In fact, Dees dismissed him in the wake of the SPLC claims Racial Discrimination And Sexual harassment That was recognized decades ago. SPLC President Richard Cohen resigned and the SPLC promised internal review, the results of which It has yet to be made public. Amidst this scandal, a Former staff SPLC has come forward claiming that the SPLC uses its “hate group” accusation to exacerbate hatred in its fundraising project for “Bilk” donors. Critics SPLC brands mainstream conservative and Christian organizations claim to be “hate groups”, listing them as genuine hate groups such as the Ku Klux Klan.

Boykin addressed that hate-labeled scandal. “The shooter, who arrived at the FRC building in August 2012, admitted that he was motivated by SPLC’s ‘hate map’,” he said.

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“The shooter, Floyd Carkins, came to our building armed with a 9mm pistol, two rounds of ammunition in his front pocket, 15 rounds in the gun and a box of 50 extra rounds,” Boykin said. “He had 15 Chick-fil-A sandwiches separately. [he] Could. ‘ He shot our building manager Leo Johnson, shattering the major bones of his left hand. Even after the bullet took off, Leo bravely fought the shooter and stopped the massacre. Corkins was later convicted of domestic terrorism in Washington, DC

Despite condemning the SPLC shootings, the FRC still needs to be removed from the “hate map”.

LBL reached out to Ossoff, Warnock, Booker, Chu, Nadler, Thompson and Abrams, seeking comment on the SPLC’s recent scandals and terrorist attacks. None of them responded. SPLC also did not respond to LBL’ request for comment.

2020 Map of the Southern Poverty Law Center

2020 Map of Southern Poverty Law Center “Hate Groups.”
(Southern Poverty Law Center)

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