The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) has issued a report that adds 11 groups to the organization's list of designated anti-gay hate groups, Towleroad.com reported.
The additional groups are United Families International, Save California, Sons of Thundr (Faith Baptist Church), You Can Run, But You Cannot Hide, Parents Action League, Jewish Political Action Committee, Mission: America, Windsor Hills Baptist Church, True Light Pentecost Church, Tom Brown Ministries and Public Advocate of the United States.
The SPLC counted 1,018 active hate groups in the United States last year, according to its website. That number includes 28 in Illinois. Among those 28 are the Creativity Movement, in Zion; the Jewish Defense League in Skokie; the National Socialist Movement; the Aryan Terror Brigade; the Iron Rain Nationalists, in Chicago; the All Eyes On Egipt Bookstore, in Chicago; and Heterosexuals Organized for a Moral Environment, in Downers Grove.