Media Research Center: "Tech Firms Are Relying on Groups That Hate Conservatives"—Like The $PLC And ADL
May 03, 2018, 12:36 PM
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Today's VDARE Radio mentions a report from the Media Research Center (go here to get it—they'll email it to you) on what tech firms are doing to conservatives.

Tech Firms Are Relying on Groups That Hate Conservatives: Top tech firms like Google, YouTube and Twitter partner with leftist groups attempting to censor conservatives. These include the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) and the Anti- Defamation League (ADL). Both groups claim to combat “hate,” but treat standard conservative beliefs in faith and family as examples of that hatred. George Soros- funded ProPublica is using information from both radical leftist organizations to attack conservative groups such as Jihad Watch and ACT for America, bullying PayPal and other services to shut down their funding sources. The SPLC’s “anti-LGBT” list had also been used to prevent organizations from partnering with AmazonSmile to raise funds.

More from the report:

One of the most sinister ways tech companies have stifled conservative speech has been by caving to pressure from anti-conservative groups, especially the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). The SPLC claims to fight “hate and bigotry” and promote “justice for the most vulnerable members of our society.” In reality, it has used its position to attack conservative groups like the American Family Association (AFA) and the Family Research Council (FRC) alongside Ku Klux Klan and Black Panther groups. Most conservative groups targeted by the SPLC were categorized as being “Anti-Muslim” or “Anti-LGBT” for either criticizing Islamic terrorism or promoting traditional marriage.

The SPLC has a disturbing history with the conservative movement. In August 2012, a gunman entered the FRC headquarters to “kill as many people as possible ” and wounded a security guard before being disarmed. The man told investigators he targeted FRC after finding it listed as an anti-LGBT “hate group” on the SPLC’s “Hate Map, ” a literal map pinpointing the location of supposed “hate groups.”

Despite the shooting and conservative complaints, FRC and other conservative groups remain on the SPLC’s dangerous hate map. News outlets and companies continue to trust SPLC.

The SPLC (which VDARE.com calls the $PLC, because they're basically a fundraising organization) has been doing this to us here for years—see The Speech That Launched An SPLC "Hate" Honor, by VDARE.com editor Peter Brimelow, April 23, 2005.