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Pacifica Forum founder Orville Etter, 94, left, speaks with Jimmy Marr after their gathering on the University of Oregon campus in Eugene, Ore., Friday, Feb. 5, 2010. Pacifica, with its habit of providing a forum for Holocaust deniers, has been labeled a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center.(AP Photo/Don Ryan)

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A 3-year-old Honduran boy was assisted by a representative of the Southern Poverty Law Center to be reunited with his father last week. The Trump administration was scrambling to meet a court-ordered deadline to reunite dozens of youngsters. (Associated Press)

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In this file photo, Southern Poverty Law Center President Richard Cohen discusses a SPLC federal lawsuit against the Alabama Accountability Act during a press conference in Montgomery, Ala., Monday, Aug. 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin) ** FILE **

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The Southern Poverty Law Center issuing the demand, calling on Fox News to deliver an on-air correction for "defamatory" statements made during a Wednesday broadcast of "The Five."

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The Southern Poverty Law Center issuing the demand, calling on Fox News to deliver an on-air correction for "defamatory" statements made during a Wednesday broadcast of "The Five."

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Jody Owens, director of the Mississippi office of the Southern Poverty Law Center, holds up a copy of a lawsuit filed on behalf of four African-American mothers with children in public elementary schools during a news conference in Jackson, Miss., Tuesday, May 23, 2017. Mississippi is denying good schools to African American students and violating the federal law that enabled the state to rejoin the union after the Civil War, the Southern Poverty Law Center alleged Tuesday in a lawsuit trying to strengthen constitutional protections for education. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

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Precious Hughes, one of the four African-American mothers who have children in public elementary schools, cries as she explains why she and others are plaintiffs of a lawsuit filed on their behalf by the Southern Poverty Law Center, Tuesday, May 23, 2017, in Jackson, Miss. Mississippi is denying good schools to African American students and violating the federal law that enabled the state to rejoin the union after the Civil War, the Southern Poverty Law Center alleged Tuesday in a lawsuit trying to strengthen constitutional protections for education. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

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Dorothy Haymer of Yazoo City, one of the four African-American mothers who have children in public elementary schools, explains why she and others are plaintiffs of a lawsuit filed on their behalf by the Southern Poverty Law Center, Tuesday, May 23, 2017, in Jackson, Miss. Mississippi is denying good schools to African American students and violating the federal law that enabled the state to rejoin the union after the Civil War, the Southern Poverty Law Center alleged Tuesday in a lawsuit trying to strengthen constitutional protections for education. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

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Indigo Williams, one of the four African-American mothers who have children in public elementary schools, explains why she and others are plaintiffs of a lawsuit filed on their behalf by the Southern Poverty Law Center, Tuesday, May 23, 2017, in Jackson, Miss. Mississippi is denying good schools to African American students and violating the federal law that enabled the state to rejoin the union after the Civil War, the Southern Poverty Law Center alleged Tuesday in a lawsuit trying to strengthen constitutional protections for education. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

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Jody Owens, director of the Mississippi office of the Southern Poverty Law Center, holds up a copy of a lawsuit filed on behalf of four African-American mothers with children in public elementary schools during a news conference in Jackson, Miss., Tuesday, May 23, 2017. Mississippi is denying good schools to African American students and violating the federal law that enabled the state to rejoin the union after the Civil War, the Southern Poverty Law Center alleged Tuesday in a lawsuit trying to strengthen constitutional protections for education. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

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In this undated photo released by the Southern Poverty Law Center's Dan Chung, Tanya Gersh poses for a photo. Gersh, a Montana real estate agent sued the founder of a neo-Nazi website on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, saying the publisher orchestrated an anti-Semitic "campaign of terror" that bombarded the woman and her family with hateful messages from anonymous internet trolls. The trolling campaign started in December 2016, after Daily Stormer founder Andrew Anglin published the family's personal information, including the 12-year-old's Twitter handle and photo. (Dan Chung/Southern Poverty Law Center via AP)

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Morris Dees of the Southern Poverty Law Center (Associated Press)

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FILE - In this Friday, June 18, 2015 file photo, police tape surrounds the parking lot behind the AME Emanuel Church as FBI forensic experts work the crime scene where nine people where shot by Dylann Storm Roof, 21, in Charleston, S.C. Since the Oklahoma City bombing in 1995, the Southern Poverty Law Center has tracked domestic terrorist plots and attacks in the United States. It lists more than 100, including the slaying of nine black churchgoers during a 2015 prayer meeting in Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File)

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In this Jan. 28, 2017 file photo, protesters carry signs and chant in Lafayette Park near the White House in Washington during a demonstration to denounce President Donald Trump's executive order that bars citizens of seven predominantly Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S. The number of anti-Muslim hate groups in the U.S. is exploding behind well-paid ideologues, radical Islamic attacks and the incendiary rhetoric of last years presidential campaign, the Southern Poverty Law Center said Wednesday in a new report. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)