Hate Crimes

Some articles on hate crimes, hate crime, crimes:

Matthew Shepard And James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act - Origin
... the convictions were obtained without the assistance of hate crimes laws, since none was applicable at the time ... hate crime legislation at both the state and federal levels ... Wyoming hate crime laws at the time did not recognize homosexuals as a suspect class, whereas Texas had no hate crimes law at all ...
LGBT In The United States - Violence Against LGBT People - Hate Crimes and Anti-bullying Activism
... any degree of emotional or religious motivation for their crimes ... increasingly associated with general anti-bullying and anti-hate crime movements ... Matthew Shepard in 1998 became a rallying moment for activism against hate crimes, and the landmark Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr ...
LGBT Rights In New Hampshire - Hate Crimes Laws
... Since 1991, New Hampshire law covers hate crimes based on sexual orientation ... There are currently no laws prohibiting hate crimes on an individuals gender identity ...
Racism In Europe - Sweden
... In 2007, there were a total of 3,536 hate crimes (defined as crimes with an ethnic or religious motive) reported to the police, including 118 cases of anti-Semitic agitation ... by the UN human rights council for an increasing number of hate crimes which seldom resulted in criminal charges, when more hate crimes are ...
LGBT Rights In Michigan - Hate Crimes
... Sexual orientation is recognized for data collection about hate crimes in Michigan ... According to two gay rights groups, anti-gay hate crimes had a 133% increase in 2008 ...

Famous quotes containing the words crimes and/or hate:

    Of all crimes the worst
    Is to steal the glory
    From the great and brave,
    Even more accursed
    Than to rob the grave.
    Robert Frost (1874–1963)

    “The best way to hate is the worst.
    ‘Tis to find what the hated need,
    Never mind of what actual worth,
    And wipe that out of the earth.
    Let them die of unsatisfied greed....”
    Robert Frost (1874–1963)