The 16 Hate Groups Operating in Colorado
The graphic on the cover of the Southern Poverty Law Center's new report, "The Year in Hate and Extremism," features a cover photo of Planned Parenthood shooter Robert Dear. Additional images and more below.
Southern Poverty Law Center
The new intelligence report from the Southern Poverty Law Center, called "The Year in Hate and Extremism," makes it clear that Colorado isn't immune from the conditions name-checked in its title.
After all, the cover collage features a photo of Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood shooter Robert Dear.
The document itself offers details about organizations that fit the SPLC's definition for hate groups practicing in all fifty states, including Colorado.
Sixteen such groups are said to have operated in the state during 2015, espousing racist, anti-immigrant or homophobic philosophies — with one outfit described as trafficking in "general hate."
Included among them is The Pray in Jesus Name Project, which has the distinction of being led by a man who was elected to the Colorado House of Representatives: Gordon Klingenschmitt.
Continue to see all sixteen, with some pinned down to specific locations (Colorado Springs is well-represented) and others labeled generally. They feature SPLC descriptions and affiliation information and graphics from those groups that are more above-ground. That's followed by the complete Southern Poverty Law Center report.
A graphic from the Friendship Assembly of God Church Facebook page.
Friendship Assembly of God Church
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Blood and Honour Social Club
BLOOD & HONOUR
Christ the King Church
Location: Larkspur, Colorado
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A graphic from the MSR Productions Facebook page.
Location: Wheat Ridge, Colorado
National Socialist Movement
NATIONAL SOCIALIST MOVEMENT
Family Research Institute
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Ku Klos Knights of the Ku Klux Klan
Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado
KU KLUX KLAN
Continue for more hate groups operating in Colorado as identified by the Southern Poverty Law Center, plus the organization's complete report.Next Page
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