Lifezette: Charity database backpedals: stops labeling pro-family groups as ‘hate groups’

IRLI In The News

June 26, 2017

By Claire Chretien

The charity database GuideStar will stop labeling conservative non-profits “hate groups” after it faced backlash for doing this based on classifications from a left-wing organization linked to domestic terrorism.

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) labels groups that support man-woman marriage and oppose gender ideology “hate groups.” The man who planned a massacre at the Family Research Council (FRC) and shot the group’s security guard said he picked FRC because the SPLC labeled it “anti-gay.” The man who shot Rep. Steve Scalise, R-LA, earlier this month “liked” the SPLC on Facebook; it issued a statement shortly after the shooting condemning it. … Read the full story by Claire Chretien.

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