Hate Groups Identified In Oklahoma

Thursday, February 26th 2009, 11:53 am
By: News On 6


UNDATED -- The Southern Poverty Law Center has identified 19 hate groups active in 2008 in Oklahoma. 

According to the SPLC's Intelligence Report released Thursday, 926 hate groups have been identified in the U.S. 

The report says the number of hate groups continued to rise in 2008 and has grown by 54 percent since 2000. 

SPLC cites immigration fears, a failing economy and Barak Obama's successful campaign for President. 

Here is a list and interactive Oklahoma map of the groups identified by SPLC.