The ultra-leftist group downplays the threat Islamic terrorist groups while it, along with the DOJ, claim that ‘domestic terrorists' are the ones really in need of monitoring:
“Since 9/11, our country has been fixated on the threat of Jihadi terrorism. But the horrific tragedy at the Emmanuel AME reminds us that the threat of homegrown domestic terrorism is very real,” the statement reads.
The SPLC statement, which features a “Donate” button, is not the first time the SPLC has engaged in divisive rhetoric.What do you think?
The SPLC’s “Hate Map” inspired unhinged left-winger Floyd Corkins II to try to shoot up the Family Research Council in 2012. Corkins, who planned to smear his victims’ dead faces with Chic-fil-A sandwiches, was apprehended after wounding a heroic security guard at the conservative group’s Washington, D.C. headquarters.What do you think?
An SPLC report last year warned of the rise of “far-right extremists” who oppose the Common Core school reform standards.What do you think?
The SPLC also placed conservative commentator Dr. Ben Carson on its “Extremist Watch List.”What do you think?
Dylann Storm Roof, 21, is currently in custody, suspected of perpetrating the church shooting.