The SPLC is often criticized by hate groups and the far right as being extreme left biased. This is not accurate. The SPLC applies a methodology to their designations that is consistent no matter what side (left or right) the groups are on.Is the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) left biased?
See all Left Bias sources. Overall, we rate the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), Left Biased, based on story selection that favors the Left and strong political advocacy for social justice. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to a clean fact check record.How does the SPLC determine who is behind hate groups?
The SPLC states they use a variety of methodologies to determine the activities of groups and individuals. These include “reviewing hate group publications and reports by citizens, law enforcement, field sources and the news media, and conducting our own investigations.”Is the SPLC a disqualified arbiter of Justice?
The SPLC, as an institution, has thoroughly disqualified itself as an arbiter of justice. But this country would be a better place if the center’s donors, lawyers and friends would truly believe and apply Dr. King’s legacy — his peaceful pursuit of justice and his love of neighbor.