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Thursday, May 10, 2018

Amazon Bars Christian Group From Charity Program Because Southern Poverty Law Center Says So

Amazon has barred prominent Christian legal group Alliance Defending Freedom from participating in its Amazon Smile charitable program, which allows nonprofits to recoup a small fraction of the money their supporters spend through Amazon.

Alliance Defending Freedom, which specializes in First Amendment law and has won cases at the U.S. Supreme Court, is barred from Amazon Smile on account of the left-wing Southern Poverty Law Center, which labeled Alliance Defending Freedom a “hate group.”

“All nonprofits are eligible as long as they meet our participation agreement,” an Amazon spokesman told The Daily Caller News Foundation. “As a part of that participation agreement, we also state that Amazon relies on the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control and the Southern Poverty Law Center to determine which charities are eligible.”

The participation agreement forbids member groups from, among other things, promoting “hate” or “intolerance.”

Alliance Defending Freedom chief executive officer Michael Farris sent a letter to Amazon on May 3, saying he was “surprised and disappointed” to find out his group was no longer able to participate in the Amazon program. Farris criticized Amazon for so greatly empowering the the Southern Poverty Law Center, which he described as a “discredited partisan organization.”



Anonymous said...

A vote for democrats is a vote against America.

Anonymous said...

SPLC is a hate group.

Anonymous said...

Amazon is taking over everything. Scary!

Anonymous said...

Amazon has thrown in with professional haters, which is exactly what SPLC is. Amazon is big enough to do its own research on topics like this. Shame on them. Hope they are sued, and successfully!

Anonymous said...

But the fully embrace that peaceful religion called Terror, I mean Muslim.

Anonymous said...

Southern Poverty Law Center is a hate group. They are illegitimate, nothing but a facade. Self declared. Trump needs to revoke their 501C3 status and deplete their funding in court.

Anonymous said...

Instead of using Amazon, use patience and do your online ordering elsewhere.

Anonymous said...

If ever there was a 501(c)3 that needs investigating it's the SPLC.