hate crimes

Colbert Urges LGBT Viewers To Send Steve King Photos And Videos To Prove They Exist
Stephen Colbert has a solution to help wingnut Rep. Steve King "independently verify" all of those LGBT people exist that he doesn't think should be protected from hate crimes. Read more...
Suspect In Arson Attack On Packed Gay Bar Said To Believe ‘Homosexuals Should Be Exterminated’
The man suspected of attempting to burn down a crowded Seattle gay bar on New Year’s Eve reportedly told a confidant that he hated gay and lesbian people and thought “homosexuals should be exterminated.” Read more...
Seattle Arson That Could Have Killed Hundreds Probed As Possible Hate Crime
A horrific tragedy in which hundreds could have died was narrowly averted in Seattle on New Year’s Eve, stopped by patrons of an iconic gay bar who managed to extinguish a raging arson fire at the bar’s entrance before the flames spread. Read more...
'I ❤ Head' Campaign Signs Being Stolen In Phoenix
'I ❤ Head' Campaign Signs Being Stolen in Phoenix Read more...
If anyone didn't think this Zimmerman trial was enough of a tragedy already, it's not getting any better as the first of these jurors speaks out. Read more...

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Police in Winnsboro, Louisiana confirmed on Monday that a woman had been set on fire over the weekend and racial slurs were found scrawled on her car. Sharmeka Moffitt told police that she was attacked and burned by three men wearing white Read more...
Televangelist Pat Robertson on Monday reviewed the case of a shooting at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin that left at least seven dead and came to the conclusion that places of worship were being attacked because "people who are atheists, they hate Read more...
Authorities in Port St. Joe, Florida say a man charged with a hate crime felt inconvenienced by his arrest because he had "only shot a n*gger." Walton Henry Butler, 59, was arrested by Gulf County Sheriff's deputies on Monday night for shooting Read more...
On Wednesday, some people in Everett -- the hometown of Shawna Forde -- held a vigil in memory of Brisenia Flores, Forde's 9-year-old victim from Arivaca, Arizona. My friend Scott North was there to cover the event: EVERETT -- They mourned Read more...
A person selling gun range targets modeled after slain Florida teen Trayvon Martin says that their "main motivation was to make money off the controversy." WKMG's Mike DeForest reported on Friday that the unidentified seller told him that the Read more...