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Hate-crime laws redundant

Why do minority groups want a redundant law just for them?

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-10-22/hate-crime-laws-redundan
Hate crimes forum set for Oct. 10 at Paine College

...at Paine College's Health Education Ac tivities Learning Complex.Enacted in 2009, the act expanded the federal hate-crime law to allow the Department of Justice to investigate crimes motivated by the victim's gender, sexual identity, gender...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-09-25/hate-crimes-forum-set-
Across the region

...reversed itself and rehired him.Woman honored for hate-crime law workGREENVILLE, S.C. --- The mother of a gay...Kennedy has pushed for South Carolina to adopt a hate crimes law because police say her son's attacker punched him...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-01-15/across-region
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2 Marines arrested in attack on gay man in Savannah

...his suspected attackers was enough."It leaves me wondering why Georgia is one of five states that doesn't have a hate crime law on the state level," he said.Metro police spokeswoman Gena Moore said the incident is being monitored by her department's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-06-13/2-marines-arrested-beating-g
Attack on reservist may spur new hate crime law

...daughter could renew the call for a hate crime law in Georgia. The state is one of five without a hate crime law on the books after the Georgia...Matthew Shepard in 1998. State hate crime laws vary widely. Mr. Nigut said he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/20/met_548813.shtml
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GBI boss wants hate-crime law

...legislators Thursday to enact a hate-crime law as a way to curb retaliation...studying whether Georgia needs a hate-crime law that such a statute would reduce...General Assembly enacted its own hate-crime law in 2000, though lawmakers didn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/21/met_144541.shtml
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Bill on hate crimes clears committee

ATLANTA - A push to reinstitute Georgia's hate crimes law cleared a Senate committee Tuesday, marking the latest chapter in the legislation's rocky eight-year history. The Senate's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/14/met_120271.shtml
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House cans hate-crimes bill

ATLANTA - The state House denied a Senate effort Monday to revive Georgia's defunct hate-crimes law in a lightning-quick vote that caught most lawmakers off guard. The measure by Sen. Vincent Fort, D-Atlanta, had passed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/28/met_74177.shtml
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Religion news in brief

...contending that Green violated Sweden's tough 2003 hate crimes law. A lower court gained international attention last...was the first clergyman convicted under Sweden's hate crimes law. Green, 63, had told his congregation on the small...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/14/rel_453185.shtml
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Hate crime laws just about politics

I read withpleasant surprise an editorialin The Augusta Chronicle calling for the defeat of hate-crime legislation in the state of Georgia, and by extension,everywhere else ("Don't make hate a crime," Dec. 22).Jim Moore, Aiken, S.C.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/27/let_438250.shtml
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