At its recently concluded national convention the Libertarian Party removed a long standing platform plank which condemned bigotry as irrational and repugnant. The national committee, which runs the national Libertarian Party in between conventions, is as its first order of business in the new term about to take up the following resolution:
“Whereas, The Southern Poverty Law Center has strayed from its origins as a defender of civil rights and has defamed the now-current Chair of the Libertarian Party and several other prominent members in an attempt to slow the progress of freedom; now, therefore, be it
Resolved, That Libertarian National Committee condemns the Southern Poverty Law Center as irrational and repugnant.”
According to wikipedia the SPLC is an American 501(c)(3) nonprofit legal advocacy organization specializing in civil rights and public interest litigation. Based in Montgomery, Alabama, it is known for its legal cases against white supremacist groups, its classification of hate groups and other extremist organizations, and for promoting tolerance education programs. The SPLC was founded by Morris Dees, Joseph J. Levin Jr., and Julian Bond in 1971 as a civil rights law firm in Montgomery, Alabama.
Here is the article which the Libertarian National Committee is about to vote to condemn as defamatory.