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Scrap Hate Crime Laws
-- or Enforce Them

American Thinker, by Jack Cashill

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Posted By:magnante, 10/15/2013 6:47:09 AM

Two events within one recent week confirm that, on the subject of hate crime, Lady Justice now routinely sheds her blindfold, checks out the race of the accused, and judges accordingly. In that George Zimmerman looks like the kind of person who might commit a hate crime -- or at least has the name of such a person -- the investigation into his shooting of Trayvon Martin nearly two years ago remains "ongoing." So said Attorney General Eric Holder on September 30. In that Jeremiah Hill does not look like the kind of person who might commit a hate crime -- at

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 10/15/2013 7:32:18 AM     (No. 9565628)

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Jobe, 10/15/2013 8:52:53 AM     (No. 9565747)

Hate crimes, like the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy, and Santa Claus, do not exist. The criminalization of motive is as ridiculous as the afore mentioned mythical creatures. Whether a man is killed because he is white/black/yellow/red, or because he has 100 dollars in his wallet is irrelevant to the fact that he is DEAD. The rest is liberal horse droppings.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: M2, 10/15/2013 9:45:33 AM     (No. 9565850)

The very notion of a "hate crime" is a redundancy and should be abolished: If you do the crime, you do the time.

If I´m not mistaken, "aggravated assault" and other laws already on the books cover what are now called "hate crimes".

It would be nice if, instead of trying to decide if a crime is worse because it´s perpetrated against a specific sex, color or religion, that crimes would simply be prosecuted at all.



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Reply 5 - Posted by: 6079 Smith, W, 10/15/2013 11:12:53 AM     (No. 9566013)

Only the Thought Police can determine a Hate Crime.

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