WHY "HATE CRIMES" ARE WRONG
- Bias-related murders at 31: South Poverty Law Center. // Jet;3/29/93, Vol. 83 Issue 22, p24
Announces that 31 bias-related murders occurred in the US in 1992, according to figures compiled by the Southern Poverty Law Center. 1992 murders the highest since the center began documenting hate crimes in 1979; Racially-motivated murders; Potential reasons for increase.
- Driver Accused Of Hitting Wisconsin Teens Charged With Hate Crime. // Jet;06/14/99, Vol. 96 Issue 2, p23
Focuses on the hate crime charges added to the attempted murder charges of James G. Langenbach who is accused of running his car onto a sidewalk and hitting two black teenagers on bicycles in Wisconsin.
- FBI Study: Blacks Most Frequent Victims Of Hate Crimes. // Jet;03/05/2001, Vol. 99 Issue 12, p40
States that more than half of the reported hate crimes in the United States in 1999 were motivated by racial prejudice, according to a hate crime study by the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation.
- The habits of hate. // Psychology Today;Sep/Oct93, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p18
Cites research by Donald Green (Yale University) who found that crimes are mainly the work of radical fringe groups motivated by a sense of loss of personal control. His analysis of bias-related crimes in 100 counties in North Carolina from 1987 to 1991; His thoughts on crimes motivated by hate...
- The President's radio address. Clinton, William J. // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;6/16/97, Vol. 33 Issue 24, p843
Presents United States President's radio address on June 7, 1997 about the status of hate crimes in the country. Cases of abused citizens; Prevention of hate crimes; Announcement of White House conference on hate crimes; Prevention of the acts of violence.
- Hate-Crimes Bill Gets House Nod, Goes to President. Harding, Rick // Advocate;5/8/90, Issue 550, p20
Reports that the U.S. House of Representatives enacted the Hate-Crimes Statistics Act. Promise of U.S. President George Bush to sign the bill into law; Overview of the bill; Comments from gay lobbyists.
- NEWS IN BRIEF: MAINE. // Advocate;2/23/93, Issue 623, p24
Reports that the attorney general's office of Maine will file hate crime charges against four youths it believes are part of a gang responsible for three antigay and racist attacks in Portland.
- Church fires termed `domestic terrorism'. // Christian Century;4/17/96, Vol. 113 Issue 13, p424
Reports on the increasing number of hate crimes against black southern churches in the United States. Number of black churches that have been vandalized or set afire since 1990; Implications of the attacks on churches; Lack of evidence to conclude that there is a regional or national conspiracy.
- Transgender slaying advertised to raise awareness. // Gay & Lesbian Times;4/16/2009, Issue 1112, p18
The article reports that the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center of Colorado has advertised a murder trial of a man accused of killing a transgender woman in Colorado.
- Hate fills the airwaves. Fischer, Raymond L. // USA Today Magazine;May96, Vol. 124 Issue 2612, p46
Focuses on the transmission of hate over radio and television in the United States. Remarks and controversial comments of talk show hosts; First Amendment and freedom of speech issues; Discussion on the Oklahoma City bombing; Impact on radio listeners and television audiences.