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Hate Crimes

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  • Delray man faces hate crime charge after beating

    A Delray Beach man sucker punched a man after trying to force the victim to cross the street because of his nationality, according to a Delray Beach Police arrest report.
  • Four more charged with hate crimes tied to 2011 Mississippi slaying

    JACKSON Miss. (Reuters) - Four white Mississippi residents pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to federal hate crime charges stemming from an attack on a black man run over by a truck and killed, in a case that has already yielded six convictions. The 2011...

    Arundel NAACP leads protest of acquittal in Pinkerton case

    Arundel NAACP leads protest of acquittal in Pinkerton case
    About 50 people gathered in Annapolis on Thursday to protest the acquittal of a Glen Burnie man who shot and killed another man last fall. Relatives and supporters of Kendall Green are hoping the federal government will investigate the case as a hate...

    Arizona authorities probe church fires as possible hate crimes

    MESA Ariz. (Reuters) - Arizona authorities are probing a series of arson fires at suburban Phoenix churches as possible hate crimes after an apparent arsonist set Bibles alight on church doorsteps, police said on Thursday.     Authorities said up to...

    Should attacks on the homeless be classified as hate crimes?

    In 2006, I wrote a column for The Times questioning the wisdom of hate-crime laws that provide additional punishment for acts of violence if they are motivated by racial animus or some other kind of bigotry. One of my arguments was that as the idea became...