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    The Concept Of Hate Crime

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    Background: This group study was set up to explore current issues in hate crimes within contemporary society. Following an in-depth background research into religiously motivated hate crimes which was enhanced further by Paul Giannasi’s (2015) lecture, the group decided to critically analyse and explore religiously motivated hate crimes due to its prevalence in recent times. Giannasi highlighted that the exploration of hate crime was important as it gave society a better understanding of its causes, impact and how best to tackle the problem. In order to nip the problem in the bud, Ginnasi (2015) argued that the government had the obligation to enact laws and policies which are designed to minimise hate crimes. The group therefore decided…

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    Have you ever been victim to hate or discrimination? Are you part of a minority group? Was the person who discriminated you a different race? The answer to most of these questions is… yes. Sadly since the beginning of mankind there has always been someone who is excluded, or has been viewed as different. We as people have a natural instinct to stick with the people we most relate to, and tend to shove those who are different away. Does this always have to be the case? In most situations…. it…

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    Essay On Hate Crime

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    A hate crime occurs when a person is targeted because of hostility or prejudice towards their disability, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, transgender identity. This includes a person’s property, as well as the person themselves and a victim does not have to be a member of the group at which the hostility is targeted. In fact, anyone could be a victim of a hate crime. Being a victim of this kind of crime can be a particularly frightening experience as you have been…

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    American today tends to believe that we are in era where changed has been made. Yet we have heard in the news that violence has enlarged since Donald Trump was announced the President of the United States. We are in an era where white supremacy doesn’t hold back their opinions or expressed it through actions. Some of the examples would be of people who are target based on religion or race. In this paper I would establish what hate crimes is and who is the victim, who is affected in drug arrests.…

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    Hate Crimes Case Study

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    In the case of Billy Jack’s murder, it should irrefutably be declared as a hate crime. Hate crimes can be driven by prejudice towards a person’s ethnicity, color, gender, sexual orientation, religion, or disability. Billy Jack was murdered violently due to his honesty regarding his own sexuality; homosexuality was frowned upon in the state he resided in. We are all different in the way we look, act, speak, think, and feel. These two men encountered Billy Jack and came to realize that he was…

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    Hate And Hate Crimes

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    Psychology of Hate and Hate Crimes *In the United States today, we can see a huge cultural diversity. People come from all over the world in search of a better way of life and move to be in the land of the free. However, with such a huge cultural variety in America this leads to individuals having radical opinions of other races, religions, genders, and sexual orientations. How does an individual create this way of thinking? Are people born with prejudice? These are some of the questions that…

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    Gay Hate Crimes in America Jordan Schaeffer was just at the ripe age of 25 when his life was almost taken from him. On a trip to Miami, also known as one of the many safe havens for gays, his life turned around. Jordan and his boyfriend had just shared a kiss in Burger King when Jordan was taken from his comfortable life. Coming from California where he was accepted and homosexuality was okay, he had never been face to face with a hate crime. As he was slammed into the ground and being kicked,…

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    as a rider to the National Defense Authorization Act for 2010. This was created as a driving force to stop Hate Crimes against the LGBT Community. The people in America were all over the place…

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    It was a busy night in New York City, many cars and people traveling through the bustling city. Sasha had just finished up a gig in a small club, before heading home for the night. Sasha knew walking home alone at night was risky, but she had no other option. Her phone had died a few hours ago and there was no way she would be able to hail a cab. So she continued on her way, anxiousness steadily rising within her. She knew this street was risky for the LGBTQ+ community, knowing many hate…

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    Punishment For Hate Crimes

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    Hate crimes are crimes that someone commits based on their hatred to a person or a specific group of people. This may include, bias that they have against a person. But it could also be because the person doesn’t like one’s sexual orientation, religious preference, ethnic background, and quite possibly even their religion. Hate crimes are continuously growing at a fast pace according to yearly statistics and we see hate crimes all the way back to past times. Hate crimes go back in history in…

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