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The 16 Hate Groups Operating in Colorado

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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.

Friendship Assembly of God Church

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Description/Affiliations:
ANTI-LGBT

Blood and Honour Social Club

Location: Colorado

Description/Affiliations:
RACIST SKINHEAD
BLOOD & HONOUR

Christ the King Church

Location: Larkspur, Colorado

Description/Affiliations:
ANTI-LGBT

Wolves of Vinland

Location: Colorado

Description/Affiliations:
WHITE NATIONALIST

MSR Productions

Location: Wheat Ridge, Colorado

Description/Affiliations:
RACIST MUSIC

National Socialist Movement

Location: Colorado

Description/Affiliations:
NEO-NAZI
NATIONAL SOCIALIST MOVEMENT

Family Research Institute

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Description/Affiliations:
ANTI-LGBT

Ku Klos Knights of the Ku Klux Klan

Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado

Description/Affiliations:
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.

The Pray in Jesus Name Project

Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado

Description/Affiliations:
ANTI-LGBT

Aryan Strikeforce

Location: Colorado

Description/Affiliations:
RACIST SKINHEAD

Colorado Alliance for Immigration Reform

Location: Lakewood, Colorado

Description/Affiliations:
ANTI-IMMIGRANT

Israel United In Christ

Location: Denver, Colorado

Description/Affiliations:
BLACK SEPARATIST

Generations With Vision

Location: Elizabeth, Colorado

Description/Affiliations:
ANTI-LGBT

Nation of Islam

Location: Denver, Colorado

Description/Affiliations:
BLACK SEPARATIST
NATION OF ISLAM

The Brother Nathanael Foundation

Location: Frisco, Colorado

Description/Affiliations:
GENERAL HATE

Scriptures for America Ministries

Location: Laporte, Colorado

Description/Affiliations:
CHRISTIAN IDENTITY


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