Breitbart: Defense Department Removes ‘All References’ to SPLC from Training Manual

IRLI In The News

October 3, 2017

By Ian Mason

According to a September FOIA response, a Defense Department office has ceased using material from the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), the extraordinarily well-funded left-wing non-profit.

The Department of Defense’s (DOD) Office of Diversity Management and Equal Opportunity, the congressionally mandated diversity office originally known as the Defense Race Relations Institute, once included citations to the SPLC in its “training materials on hate groups or hate crimes” but has ceased doing so.

The Daily Caller News Foundation’s Jonah Bennett obtained an email, originally written in response to a Freedom of Information Act request from the Immigration Reform Law Institute, by Brian J. Field, an assistant U.S. attorney from the civil division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia. … Read the full story by Ian Mason.

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