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As hate crime laws expand, who to exclude as victims?

In California, a man is accused of a series of unprovoked attacks on homeless people. In Arizona, a Democratic congressman’s aide breaks the ankle of a Republican wearing a Make America Great Again hat. In Connecticut, a police officer has ...

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What is a hate crime?

An abaya-wearing Muslim teenager on her way home from a mosque was beaten to death with a metal bat before her body was found dumped in a pond. Her Sunday morning killing is being investigated as an extreme case of ...

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Hateful acts rising, but will court cases follow?

Threats, vandalism and recent shootings across the country have sparked outrage and have been quickly decried as hate crimes: The lethal stabbing of a homeless man in New York City on Monday by a white Maryland man who police said ...

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