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Hate Crime Laws

'There Is No Place for Hate in the Immigration Debate'

Jonathan Greenblatt | Posted 08.24.2015 | Politics
Jonathan Greenblatt

There is nothing patriotic or admirable about hatred and hate-fueled violence. The only acceptable response to hate crimes is unequivocal, strong condemnation. And the same is true for the bias, prejudice and bigoted speech that have recently permeated the immigration conversation.

Donovan X. Ramsey

Charleston Lawmaker Will Introduce Hate Crime Legislation In Wake Of Church Shooting | Donovan X. Ramsey | Posted 06.23.2015 | Politics

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Many Americans treat the United States' history of racism, and the racist sentiments that persist in the country today, as backgro...

Pennsylvania Needs a Hate Crimes Law

Walter G. Meyer | Posted 12.14.2014 | Gay Voices
Walter G. Meyer

Any assault of this severity is terrible, but when it is motivated solely because of someone's status it becomes especially abhorrent.

Jaweed Kaleem

FBI Makes Big Changes On Hate Crimes | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 06.06.2013 | Religion

After years of pressure from civil rights groups and lawmakers who say attacks against religious and ethnic minorities are not adequately monitored b...

A Shooting At The Family Research Council

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 10.16.2012 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

There are unconfirmed reports that the alleged shooter was angry with the Family Research Council's position on same-sex marriage, and that he made comments against the group's position as he attempted to enter. If true, this would be an anomaly.

Alternate Juror Disagrees With Hate Crime Verdict In Webcam Spy Trial

AP | Posted 03.19.2012 | Crime

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. -- An alternate juror in the trial of a former Rutgers University student convicted in a webcam spying episode that ended in his g...

NJ Spycam Case Stirs Debate Over Hate Crime Laws

AP | DAVID CRARY | Posted 03.17.2012 | Crime

NEW YORK -- There was a verdict in the wrenching Rutgers webcam spying case, but no resolution to a broader question that hovered over it: To what ext...

Three Teens Charged In Downtown Hate Crime

Posted 09.07.2011 | Chicago

Three teenagers were charged with a felony hate crime and a misdemeanor count of aggravated assault in a public place Friday after they were accused o...