Southern Poverty Law Center

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The Southern Poverty Law Center is a United States nonprofit civil rights organization. It has had legal victories against white supremacist groups. They classify as hate groups organizations which are notable for denigrating or assaulting entire groups of people, typically for attributes which would be beyond their control. The SPLC was established around 1971 in Montgomery, Alabama. The Southern Poverty Law Center is also oftentimes involved in civil rights violations and separations of church and state.