Hate Crimes

Some articles on hate crimes, hate crime, crimes:

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 ...
Matthew Shepard And James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act - Origin
... 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 ...
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 ... rights council for an increasing number of hate crimes which seldom resulted in criminal charges, when more hate crimes are Islamophobic, anti-Semitic, and ...
LGBT In The United States - Violence Against LGBT People - Hate Crimes and Anti-bullying Activism
... or religious motivation for their crimes ... has become increasingly associated with general anti-bullying and anti-hate crime movements ... Shepard in 1998 became a rallying moment for activism against hate crimes, and the landmark Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr ...
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:

    Therefore with idle hands and head I sit
    In late December before the fire’s daze
    Punished by crimes of which I would be quit.
    Allen Tate (1899–1979)

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    Oh pale and brittle pencils ever to try
    One grass-blade’s curve, or the throat of one bird
    That clings to twig,
    Robinson Jeffers (1887–1962)