Hate crime and elderly abuse

Hate crime and elderly abuse - Hate crimes are defined by...

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Hate crimes are defined by congress as an offense in which the defendants conduct was motivated by hatred, bias, or prejudice, based on the actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, gender, or sexual orientation of another individual or groups of individuals. In 2006 police agencies reported a total of 7,722 hate crimes 51.8 percent of these crimes were caused by racial hatred. There are many law against individuals who perform hates such as the hate crime statistical act which was imposed by President Bush, this act mandates a statistical tally of hate crimes which has been collecting date since the 90’s also the 1994 public law #103-322A which defines hate crimes. The Violent crime control and law enforcement act of 1994 created a new category of crimes of violence motivated by gender, this law did not pass. Hate crimes are sometimes called bias crimes one example is homophobic homicide. This refers to the murder of homosexuals by individuals who oppose their lifestyle. Even with these strict laws enforced we still have racially motivated hate groups such as the KKK, skinheads and the white Aryan brother hood. They all have slightly different beliefs but their code is cultivated around hate towards non-Caucasian. Their hate has been seen and heard of by many
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This note was uploaded on 06/12/2010 for the course CJAD CJAD 101 taught by Professor Adamwood during the Spring '10 term at Columbia College.

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