Bias Crime

Type: Keyphrase
Name: Bias Crime
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Why Frank Schaefer in Memphis Matters in New York

I remember that day in seminary well. I walked into the chapel for our midday worship, and by the end of the first hymn, tears were streaming down my face and I sniffled and sobbed until the benediction. It wasn't that I was particularly moved by anything ... [Published Huffington Post - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Justices Consider Constitutionality of Bias-Intimidation Law

Ronald SussweinThe New Jersey Supreme Court is considering the constitutionality of a state law that says penalties for some crimes can be increased if the victim believes he or she was targeted because of racial animus as expressed through the defendant's ... [Published New Jersey Law Journal - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Pa. Legislative Session Ends Without a Hate Crimes Bill

ennsylvania's state legislative session comes to a close without a vote on the LGBT-inclusive hate-crimes bill.After the highly publicized Sept. 11 bias crime attack of gay men by a group of 'clean cut' bigots, pundits are enraged that the legislation ... [Published South Florida Gay News - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Trans Woman Severely Beaten Among Rash of Brooklyn, N.Y. Hate Crimes

A trans woman is fighting for her life after being viciously attacked late Sunday night while walking with a gay male friend on Bushwick Avenue in Brooklyn, N.Y., reports local WABC-TV News .The 28-year-old Native American woman, who remains unnamed, ... [Published Gay.com - Oct 15 2014]
Entities: Hate Crime, Attack, Gay
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Crown Heights Hammer Attack Being Investigated At Possible Hate Crime

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — The victim said that the beating happened during the day in his apartment building. On Tuesday night, the attack was being investigated as a possible hate crime.Mitch Pope has five staples in his head after a being attacked by someone ... [Published CBS New York - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 2 reports

New video, descriptions of suspects in attack on transgender woman

NEW YORK --The NYPD has released new video showing suspects in a vicious attack that left a transgender woman who is now fighting for her life.Police are looking for four men and said they are investigating the attack as a bias crime."It's really saddening ... [Published WLS Chicago - Oct 15 2014]
Entities: Attack, LGBT, Gay
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Recent attacks against Jewish men in NY spark unity, manhunt for culprits

James FordNew York, NY -- Recent attacks on Jewish men in Brooklyn are raising concerns about two things being on the rise in the borough: hate crimes, and racial and ethnic tensions in general. Those concerns resulted in the borough president convening ... [Published 35 WSEE - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Store Owner Stunned As Teens Ransack Brooklyn Butcher Shop

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — Store owner Yanki Klein stood behind the counter at the Gourmet Butcher Shop when two teens rain inside, and knocked over boxes of food and shelves. At least twenty more teens were crowded outside.“They screamed, they yelled, them ... [Published CBS New York - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

Bias crimes on the rise; SeaStat up and running

by Shaun Knittel -SGN Associate EditorOn Monday I joined Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O'Toole, Assistant Chief Nick Metz, and Lt. Michael Kebba at City Hall for the Quarterly SPD Progress Report; Bias Crimes in Seattle Report. The 9:30 a.m. report by ... [Published Seattle Gay News - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

Gays are most common targets in Seattle hate crimes

A newly released report finds the number of hate crimes is holding steady, but members of the gay community say the attacks are getting more violent.The most recent incident happened over the weekend at a Capitol Hill nightclub. Police said a man trying ... [Published seattlepi.com - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 04 2014 - Updated Oct 04 2014 - 1 reports

10/3/2014-Councilmember Harrell to host Chief OToole for First SPD Report

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:Vinh Tang, Councilmember Harrell's Office, 206-684-8804Dana Robinson Slote  (206) 615-0061Councilmember Harrell to host Chief O'Toole for First SPD ReportSeattle - Councilmember Bruce Harrell , chair of the Council's Public ... [Published Seattle.gov - Oct 04 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Yorktown Islamic Community Center vandalized; 3 boys charged

YORKTOWN (WABC) --Three young boys are under arrest for vandalizing a place of worship in Yorktown.Police say they caused a lot of damage at the Hudson Valley Islamic Community Center in Mohegan Lake, including ripping up a Koran.It has been a few days, ... [Published WABC New York City - Sep 18 2014]

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The appeals court said legislators never explained the omission of a scienter element in subsection (3), but clearly "understood that the bill they were considering required proof … of defendant's intent to commit a bias crime."
"Our hate-crime law is leaving out women, LGBT people, and people targeted because of their ancestry or mental or physical disability. We must correct this injustice and deter hate crimes, which can have the effect of intimidating an entire segment of the community. Ultimately the public - urban, suburban and rural -- must apply pressure to their state representatives and senators to make this right" Rep. Brian Sims, Philadelphia recently said

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Why Frank Schaefer in Memphis Matters in New York [Published Huffington Post - Oct 21 2014]
Justices Consider Constitutionality of Bias-Int... [Published New Jersey Law Journal - Oct 20 2014]
Killer of Staten Island gay man James Zappalort... [Published Staten Island Live - Oct 20 2014]
Pa. Legislative Session Ends Without a Hate Cri... [Published South Florida Gay News - Oct 17 2014]
Trans Woman Severely Beaten Among Rash of Brook... [Published Gay.com - Oct 15 2014]
New video, descriptions of suspects in attack o... [Published WLS Chicago - Oct 15 2014]
Recent attacks against Jewish men in NY spark u... [Published 35 WSEE - Oct 15 2014]
Rally held after transgender woman attacked in ... [Published WABC New York City - Oct 15 2014]
Crown Heights Hammer Attack Being Investigated ... [Published CBS New York - Oct 15 2014]
Store Owner Stunned As Teens Ransack Brooklyn B... [Published CBS New York - Oct 14 2014]
Bias crimes on the rise; SeaStat up and running [Published Seattle Gay News - Oct 11 2014]
Gays are most common targets in Seattle hate cr... [Published seattlepi.com - Oct 07 2014]
10/3/2014-Councilmember Harrell to host Chief O... [Published Seattle.gov - Oct 04 2014]
Iselin Man Shot Once in the Abdomen after Grabb... [Published Atlantic Highlands Herald - Sep 29 2014]
Yorktown Islamic Community Center vandalized; 3... [Published WABC New York City - Sep 18 2014]
NYPD Investigates Racial Slurs Scrawled On Stat... [Published Gothamist - Aug 25 2014]
Haggerty letter: Laramie should lead the way wi... [Published Laramie News - Aug 06 2014]
Man Who Tried to Kill Hundreds at Gay Bar Plead... [Published Orcinus - May 13 2014]
Forum about Phillipsburg wrestling photo is 'th... [Published Lehigh Valley Live - Mar 25 2014]
Phillipsburg wrestlers' attorney says teens won... [Published Lehigh Valley Live - Mar 03 2014]
NY police identify suspect in attack of Fil-Am ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jan 31 2014]
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NYPD Investigates Racial Slurs Scrawled On Stat... [Published Gothamist - Aug 25 2014]
The NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force is looking into a possible bias crime on Staten Island: A number of cars were vandalized with graffiti, and one apparently had a racial epithet on it. [ more › ] ...
Man Who Tried to Kill Hundreds at Gay Bar Plead... [Published Orcinus - May 13 2014]
[Cross-posted at Hatewatch .] The man who tried to kill a crowd of 750 people packed inside a popular Seattle gay bar by setting it afire on New Year’s Eve has pleaded guilty to a federal charge of arson. Despite some evidence that he was motivated ...
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