Hate group: Southern Poverty Law Center Faces Federal Tax Complaint

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Jim Stinson
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6 April 2017
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National News
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The Southern Poverty Law Center, a longtime liberal anti-racism group, will face a federal complaint Wednesday from the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR). The complaint will allege that the organization openly and repeatedly violated its nonprofit tax status nearly 50 times during the 2016 presidential election.

The complaint to the Treasury Department, provided first to LifeZette on Tuesday, accuses the center of participating in communication activities prohibited by the IRS in a “flagrant, continued, and intentional campaign” targeting then-presidential candidate Donald Trump and other Republican candidates...

Critics of the Southern Poverty Law Center charge the center has money on its mind and that it raises the specter of hate for financial purposes. Critics say it has become a partisan direct-mail operation, asking people for cash using incendiary accusations against some conservative-leaning organizations.

The center regularly attacks FAIR as being an “anti-immigrant hate group.”

The complaint will be filed Wednesday morning by FAIR through its legal affiliate, the Immigration Reform Law Institute, according to FAIR officials.

FAIR officials told LifeZette on Tuesday that it will outline that the center engaged in “electioneering — taking positions in favor of, or against, any active candidate for public office.”...



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