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Hate Crimes

In both crime and law, hate crimes (also known as bias-motivated crimes) occur when a perpetrator targets a victim because of his or her perceived membership in a certain social group. Examples of such groups include but are not limited to: race, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

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Mother of Jerusalem Gay Pride attacker speaks out

Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Yishai Schlissel is detained by plain-clothes police officers.
It's "a great tragedy and we regret it very much." ...

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NYPD: Queens man arrested for assaulting gay couple

Wednesday, August 12, 2015
From left, Larry and Daniel Lennox-Choate
After the altercation, the couple -- the first to be married at West Point -- struck back, leaving the subject "covered in his own blood." ...

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Jerusalem Pride attacker is admitted to psych ward

Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Yishai Schlissel is detained by plain-clothes police officers.
Yishai Shlissel stabbed six marchers on July 30, ultimately killing 16-year-old Shira Banki. ...

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How this mom reacts to homophobic vandalism is amazing

Wednesday, August 5, 2015
This is what Miranda DeLong found painted on her garage door when she came home late at night.
Their garage was sprayed with heinous graffiti. But their solution was ingenious. ...

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Investigators search for NY bias attack suspect

Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Daniel Lennox-Choate and Larry Lennox-Choate
Police have released a photo of the man suspected in last weekend's NY hate crime. ...

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Suspicious package was deliberately left at Brighton Pride “to disrupt” the event

Monday, August 3, 2015
The bomb scare at Brighton Pride this weekend is currently being investigated.
The incident is being treated as a bomb hoax. ...

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Homophobic couple wants to erect 1,000 billboards decrying gay marriage

Monday, August 3, 2015
“This billboard is funded 100% by your generous donations,” the Odgaards typed into the Facebook page of their new tax-exempt charity, God’s Original Design Ministry.
The sign reads: “Marriage = 1 man and 1 woman. Please… I need your help with this! – God” ...

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Man charged in transgender woman’s slaying in Tampa

Sunday, August 2, 2015
The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office reported in a news release that 18-year-old Keith Lamayne Gaillard is being held on a first-degree murder charge in the death of 25-year-old India Clarke.
The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office reported in a news release that 18-year-old Keith Lamayne Gaillard is being held on a first-degree murder charge in the death of 25-year-old India Clarke. ...

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A 16-year-old girl stabbed at Jerusalem Pride has died

Sunday, August 2, 2015
Security forces reach for an ultra-Orthodox Jew attacking people with a knife during a Gay Pride parade Thursday, July 30, 2015 in central Jerusalem .
Shira Banki joined the parade to show support for her gay and lesbian friends. ...

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WATCH: Gay Staten Island man says he was beaten by cops, called homophobic slurs

Friday, July 31, 2015
Louis Falcone claims cops severely beat him and called him "f*g" and "f*****t."
"Four people on one, scrawny little guy?" lawyer Eric Subin said. "They're criminals; they belong behind bars." ...

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