Hate Crimes and Society - 1800 Words
Hate Crimes and Society
Hate crimes also known as Bias crimes are defined as ‘A criminal offense in which the motive is “hatred, bias, or prejudice, base on the actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, gender, or sexual orientation of another individual or group of individuals.” (Criminal Justice Now Online, 2006) The atrocities known as hate crimes or bias crimes are getting all too common within today’s society. Why do people commit such...
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