US media outlets from San Francisco to Boston reported on the League of the South’s demonstration yesterday against the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) in Montgomery, Alabama. The Southern nationalist organisation held its protest in front of the bizarre looking building which serves as the SPLC’s headquarters. About fifty demonstrators held signs supporting traditional, Christian marriage and denouncing the SPLC over its lawsuit seeking to overturn the State’s ban on homosexual marriage. The city required that the League pay for policemen to be present and barricades to be erected in order to stage the event at the SPLC. This cost the Alabama League chapter about $800 but proved well worth the investment considering the remarkable media coverage. Local television, radio and newspaper outlets reported on the protest and an Associated Press story was picked up by newspapers across the United States. National Public Radio, The Washington Times and ABC are just a few of the major media outlets to cover the story. The event easily generated more press than the many previous demonstrations staged by the League across the South over the last year. Most of the press was neutral and professional with the AL.com article standing out for its overt Leftist bias and hostility to the League. Undoubtedly, thousands of people who have never heard of the League or Southern nationalism have already been exposed to the organisation and the message thanks to this highly successful demonstration.
Dr Michael Hill, president of the League, commented after the protest:
I would like to thank all those who took the time to come out to The League’s Defense of Marriage and Family demonstration in front of the SPLC ‘Poverty Palace’ in Montgomery today. We had nearly 50 people there, which was a good turnout for a workday on which the threat of rain and storms was high.
The demonstration, like previous ones, was orderly and well organized. Our people were well-dressed and well-behaved.
In all, I did eight radio, newspaper, and television interviews today, and I know Mike Whorton and Brad Griffin were interviewed by the press as well. In other words, we got great exposure. Much of this was due to a press release a friend of ours drafted and sent out at his own expense a couple of days ago. That worked so well that we’ll use it again before the next big event.
The old, white, Jewish leadership of the SPLC made an appearance. Mark Potok, a soft and flabby example of beta maleness, sashayed down the sidewalk decked out in jeans and a feminine powder blue t-shirt but later retreated to the safety of the highly-protected palace. Heidi Beirich was spotted in three windows at once on an upper floor (yes, that is physically possible -have you seen her photo?). And toward the end of the demonstration, after his security staff had determined it safe to come out, old Mo Dees himself showed his face outside the building, but only briefly.
The rain, which has been a threat all day, held off until the very end. As I concluded a prayer for the group, the first drops began to fall… and then the bottom dropped out! We were all soaked to the bone before we could get to our vehicles. However, we were too happy to be concerned about a little discomfort.
All in all, it was a good day for The League and for Southern Nationalism. Our next event will be at the end of this month in Kentucky. After that, we have an event in Alabama at the end of June, one in Georgia at the end of August, and another in the planning stages for Alabama in late July.
Rayn Owens, one of the key Alabama League organisers of the event, commented on a quotation that was used in the Associated Press article:
‘The League of the South supports the idea of Southern states once again seceding from the United States.’ Every time something like this goes into print, no matter the source, we win.
The SPLC’s supporters reacted to the demonstration with repeated anti-White racial insults, anti-Southern stereotypes and statements wishing death upon the League members. One SPLC supporter described the Southern nationalists as ‘pig ignorant white trash.’ It is clear that when you oppose the SPLC’s far-Left, anti-White agenda that the tolerance goes out the window!
Once again Southern nationalists have demonstrated that the taboos (which the ‘respectable conservatives’ religiously observe) meant to sideline us can be defied without repercussion and that even a small group can set the agenda in the US media and spread our message to tens of thousands (perhaps more) of people.
Occidental Dissent has comprehensive coverage with pictures, links to the articles, TV coverage, radio interviews, the SPLC supporters’ hateful reaction and much more!