SPLC Attacks Pro-Family Groups, Calls Marriage Defense ‘Hate’

Those who oppose inherently unnatural unions being dignified with the name “marriage” are classified as members of “hate groups.” Add another feather to the anti-Christian cap of the Southern Poverty Law Center.

Washington D.C., Dec 1, 2010 / 12:41 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Southern Poverty Law Center’s classification of pro-family groups as hate groups is the “next phase” of a gay rights movement which seeks to redefine Christianity as bigotry and to shut down honest debate, pro-family leaders warned.

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) is a well-funded civil rights organization which began in 1971 in opposition to racism and white supremacist groups.

Last week the center published an article classifying the Family Research Council and several other organizations as a “hate groups.” The SPLC also criticized the National Organization for Marriage, claiming both groups are “anti-gay.” The center claimed its listed groups have spread “known falsehoods” about “LGBT people” and have engaged in “repeated, groundless name-calling.”

The group listed 18 total organizations, including Concerned Women for America, Americans for Truth About Homosexuality, and MassResistance. The law center stated that viewing homosexuality as unbiblical “does not qualify organizations for listing as hate group.” [Read More…]