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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
Metro
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...District of Columbia have some form of hate crime law. Georgia, Arkansas, Indiana...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/20/met_548813.shtml
Metro
Let hate-crime law die

...Supreme Court did exactly the right thing for precisely the wrong reason this week in striking down the state's hate-crime law. The high court said the law, which adds prison time for crimes of "bias or prejudice," was simply too vague...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/27/edi_432477.shtml
Editorials
'Hate crime' nonsense

...the 49 other states. Washington should stay out of it. Each state should decide for itself whether it wants a "hate crime" law. We've never seen the need for one. The savages who brutally beat Matthew Shepard to death in Laramie should themselves...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/14/op_241872.shtml
Opinion columns
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-
Hate crime parody

...become a parody of itself. In its first incarnation, hate crime law called for harsher punishment of thugs who committed...another for committing the same crime. Finally, federal hate crime law enables the FBI or other federal officials to assist...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/06/24/edi_292753.shtml
Editorials
Don't make hate a crime

...latter. But there's one piece of legislation that won't get through or, more accurately, resurrected - the hate-crime law - and rightfully so. The four-year-old law was declared unconstitutional by the state Supreme Court a couple...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/22/edi_437798.shtml
Editorials
No hate-crimes law

...D-Atlanta, without committee hearings or discussion. Ever since the Georgia Supreme Court struck down the state's 2000 hate-crime law two years ago for being too broad and general, Fort has been trying to get a new one passed, one that would target...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/07/edi_76364.shtml
Editorials
Across the region

...last summer. Two weeks later, with two new members, the board reversed itself and rehired him.Woman honored for hate-crime law workGREENVILLE, S.C. --- The mother of a gay man who was killed outside a Greenville bar is being recognized...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-01-15/across-region
Metro
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