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 …

Posted In: Hate Crimes
Tagged: Hate Crimes

Should You Be Banned from Owning a Gun if You Commit a Hate Crime?

By: Wallin & Klarich

Gun control has long been a controversial topic, but the conversation has become even more heated with the rise of mass shootings and domestic terrorism. In an effort to balance gun rights with public safety, California lawmakers have introduced a bill that would prevent people who are convicted of hate crimes from owning guns. Assembly …

Posted In: Criminal Defense
Tagged: Hate Crimes