Nonprofit Tracker Tags Conservative Outfits 'Hate Groups'

Nonprofit Tracker Tags Conservative Outfits 'Hate Groups'

GuideStar, the nation's leading source of information on U.S. charities, is incorporating “hate group” labels of the left-wing Southern Poverty Law Center in listings for some well-known conservative nonprofits, many of them Christian. Forty-one conservative leaders, representing the Family Research Center, the Immigration Reform Law Institute and others, have signed a letter protesting the move.

From the Daily Signal:

Organizations such as the Family Research Council are well aware of the implications of the messaging that GuideStar is perpetrating, Staver said. Floyd Corkins, the man convicted of a 2012 attempt to massacre employees at the Family Research Council, was inspired by SPLC's description of the Christian pro-family research organization as a hate group, he noted. In an interview with the FBI, Corkins said a list on the Southern Poverty Law Center's website motivated his attack. SPLC has acknowledged the connection.


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