A geographic breakdown of crimes fueled by one of man’s most basic emotions: Hatred.
Minuteman activist Shawna Forde claimed to have been racially profiled, falsely arrested and the victim of her controversial politics, but investigation instead revealed a narcissistic personality disorder, strong ties to a drug cartel and the coldblooded murder of a child.
In 1973 and 1974 14 white people were killed and seven wounded in San Francisco by black supremacist Muslims called the Death Angels. The sect became known as the Zebra Killers, after police dedicated the Z radio frequency to all case-related communications. In a dawn raid on May 1, 1974, arrests were made, and the spree ended.
The so-called “gay panic” defense has been used in trials that involve the murder or assault of a gay person by someone who acted violently in response to the victim’s alleged advances.
The Amish convicted in beard-cutting hate crimes against other Amish, are fighting their sentence, saying that their incarceration in separate facilities around the country is an unfair burden on their families, and amounts to cruel and unusual punishment, a violation of their constitutional rights.
Nebraska trangender man Brandon Teena (born Teena Brandon) was raped by John Lotter and Tom Nissen in 1993. When he went to report the rape to police, he was met by intense grilling from Sheriff Charles Laux, who refused to prosecute the men due to lack of evidence despite Teena’s testimony. Several days later, Teena was murdered, along with two others, by Nissen and Lotter.
Good neighbor Guillory was brutally murdered by the white trash family that she often helped.
Kentucky State Police are investigating the disturbing unsolved murder of an unidentified Native American woman, who was found scalped and shot to death in a wooded area, as a possible hate crime.
Police have completed their investigation and are calling the reported July 21, 2012, hate-based attack on Lincoln, Neb., woman Charlie K. Rogers, 33, a staged incident.
When life hands you lemons, don’t use them to interfere with civil rights. Hopefully that’s the lesson learned by four teenage boys in Hayward, Calif., arrested on suspicion of tossing lemons and oranges at mosque during prayer time. The teens, aged 13 to 16, were arrested on suspicion of defacing property “interfering with the civil rights of those attending the mosque.” According to authorities, the charge levied against the the teens is considered a hate crime.