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Old 06-18-2018, 02:51 PM
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SPLC Agrees To $3.3 Million Settlement Over Its ‘Field Guide To Anti-Muslim Extremists’

The Southern Poverty Law Center has made an apology and agreed to a $3.3 million settlement in a lawsuit over its “Field Guide to Anti-Muslim Extremists.” When the Field Guide was published in 2016 it included the name of Maajid Nawaz, a British Muslim who runs the Quilliam Foundation. Nawaz sued the SPLC in 2017 and today Quilliam announced the settlement victory:

The Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. has apologized to Quilliam and its founder Maajid Nawaz for wrongly naming them in its controversial Field Guide to Anti-Muslim Extremists. In a public statement, the SPLC’s president, Richard Cohen, explained that “Mr. Nawaz and Quilliam have made valuable and important contributions to public discourse, including by promoting pluralism and condemning both anti-Muslim bigotry and Islamist extremism.”…

The SPLC also agreed to pay a $3.375 million settlement, which Quilliam and Nawaz intend to use to fund work fighting anti-Muslim bigotry and Islamist extremism. “With the help of everyone who contributed to our litigation fund, we were able to fight back against the Regressive Left and show them that moderate Muslims will not be silenced,” said Nawaz. “We will continue to combat extremists by defying Muslim stereotypes, calling out fundamentalism in our own communities, and speaking out against anti-Muslim hate.”


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https://hotair.com/archives/2018/06/...de-extremists/
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They settled way to soon. The Southern Poverty Law Center should be sued out of existence.
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Hopefully other groups will get on board. THE SPLC is a terrorist organization and enemy of The State!
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Hopefully other groups will get on board. THE SPLC is a terrorist organization and enemy of The State!
Indeed
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Quilliam and Nawaz intend to use to fund work fighting anti-Muslim bigotry and Islamist extremism.
I didn't know they had out posts set up in Afghanistan.
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MEH. Soros will be writing the check.
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They settled way to soon. The Southern Poverty Law Center should be sued out of existence.


They are a fascist **** liberal domestic terrorist group....
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They are a fascist **** liberal domestic terrorist group....
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How can you be an anti-Muslim "extremist"? That's like saying your an anti-Extremist "extremist". Can you be an anti-pedophile "extremist"? Can you be an anti-mass murder "extremist"? Can you be an anti-slavery "extremist"?
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Hopefully other groups will get on board. THE SPLC is a terrorist organization and enemy of The State!




(and just like the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals)



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Hopefully other groups will get on board. THE SPLC is a terrorist organization and enemy of The State!
This. They label nearly every conservative group a hate-group. PragerU was added to the list recently.

What's really sad, is social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc, use the SPLC list as the filter for hate speech.
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thats a ton of money. wow
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right there with LA Raza and CAIR
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They settled way to soon. The Southern Poverty Law Center should be sued out of existence.
Additionally every person that works for them should be imprisoned!
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Additionally every person that works for them should be imprisoned!
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Originally Posted by RJ-92 View Post
Hopefully other groups will get on board. THE SPLC is a terrorist organization and enemy of The State!
It's funny you should say that.......




'About 60 Organizations' Are Considering a Lawsuit Against the SPLC Following $3M Nawaz Settlement


No fewer than 60 organizations branded "hate groups" or otherwise attacked by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) are considering legal action against the left-wing smear factory, a Christian legal nonprofit leader confirmed to PJ Media on Tuesday. He suggested that the $3 million settlement and apology the SPLC gave to Maajid Nawaz and his Quilliam Foundation on Monday would encourage further legal action.

"We haven't filed anything against the SPLC, but I think a number of organizations have been considering filing lawsuits against the SPLC, because they have been doing to a lot of organizations exactly what they did to Maajid Nawaz that's part of the settlement," Mat Staver, founder and chairman of Liberty Counsel, told PJ Media on Tuesday.

https://pjmedia.com/trending/about-6...az-settlement/
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