Hate Crimes Rise in California for the Third Year in a Row

By: southernblog

There was a 17.4 percent increase in the number of hate crime events reported in 2017, according to a report recently released by the California Department of Justice. The number of hate crime events in California increased from 931 in 2016 to 1,093 in 2017. Since 2014, the number of reported hate crimes in California …

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Should There Be a Hate Crime Offenders Registry?

By: Wallin & Klarich

Hate crimes have recently become a persistent issue across the country. As the number of crimes based on race, religion and sexual orientation rises, many minorities are feeling unsafe in their homes and communities. To combat this growing problem, a California lawmaker has introduced a new piece of legislation that would create a registry to …

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