SPLC Responds to SCOTUS Stay in Voting Lawsuit

Today, the Supreme Court of the United States issued an emergency stay of a lower court injunction in People First of Alabama v. Merrill. Four justices noted in writing they would deny the application for stay. Alabama Secretary ....

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SPLC Responds to Trump’s Threat to Veto the Defense Authorization Bill

The SPLC Action Fund’s Lecia Brooks released the following statement in response to President Trump’s tweet threatening to veto the Department of Defense Authorization bill if it includes the amendment submitted by Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), which ....

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SPLC Responds to the Army’s Delay in Removing Confederate Names

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The SPLC Action Fund’s Lecia Brooks released the following statement in response to Army leaders announcing that they will hold off on banning Confederate symbols and renaming installations currently named for Confederate ....

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Eleventh Circuit Allows All State Probate Judges to Establish Curbside Voting for July 14 Runoff

Today, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals delivered a huge win for Alabama voters who are at risk of contracting COVID-19. The Circuit Court denied the defendants’ emergency motion to stay a lower court decision in People First ....

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SPLC Releases Updates to Whose Heritage Dataset

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) today released an update to its Whose Heritage report which tracks public symbols of the Confederacy across the United States. The report shows that nearly 1,800 Confederate symbols are still publicly present ....

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Sessions issues statement on Lawsuit over Absentee Ballots

Today, Senator Jeff Sessions issued the following statement on a federal judge striking down portions of Alabama's safeguards against absentee voting fraud:  This lawsuit has been funded and driven by hard-left advocacy groups like the SPLC. ....

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SPLC Announces up to $30 Million Investment in Voter Registration and Mobilization in Deep South States

The Vote Your Voice campaign seeks to: empower communities of color by aiding them in their fight against voter suppression; support Black- and brown-led voter outreach organizations often ignored by traditional funders; support and prototype effective voter ....

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Federal Court Rules in Favor of Alabama Voters during COVID-19 Pandemic

Litigation brought by LDF, SPLC, and ADAP successfully challenged barriers to voting absentee and in person in upcoming July 14 election in Alabama BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Today, in a decision that will protect the health ....

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