November 24, 2016
By Andrew Blake
A group favoring limits on immigration said this week it will ask the Internal Revenue Service to investigate the Southern Poverty Law Center and strip the hate-watchdog’s tax-exempt status over what it described as illegal political activity undertaken before the Nov. 8 presidential election.
The Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) says its legal affiliate expects to file a tax complaint with the IRS challenging the SPLC’s standing as a nonprofit organization.
Dan Stein, president of FAIR, said his immigration reform group plans to provide the IRS with 100 pages’ worth of information showing “in laborious detail how the SPLC operates as a campaign operation for one political party and nothing more.” … Read the full story by Andrew Blake.
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