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Federal Hate Crimes

Ryan J. Reilly

Fraternal Order Of Police Wants Attacks On Cops Treated As Hate Crimes | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 01.05.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The head of the Fraternal Order of Police said Monday that Congress should expand the federal hate crimes statutes to cover assaults dir...

John Rudolf

No Immunity For Trayvon Martin's Killer, Authors of Florida Self-Defense Law Say | John Rudolf | Posted 03.21.2012 | Black Voices

Republican state lawmakers in Florida responsible for a controversial 2005 self-defense law said it shouldn't apply to a neighborhood watch volunteer ...

Trymaine Lee

Trayvon's Mother: 'I Cannot Sleep And I Cannot Relax' | Trymaine Lee | Posted 03.21.2012 | Black Voices

As state and federal authorities join the probe into the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, his mother, Sybrina Fulton, said that the inves...

Hate Crimes Law Expansion Passes Senate

AP | JIM ABRAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — People attacked because of their sexual orientation or gender would receive federal protections under a Senate-approved measure tha...