SOC 308 week 3 Discussion Q 2 hate crimes in the US
First of all, I must say that there is a huge amount of hate in our communities. I guess it has to be with the way a person was raised.
I chose to discuss what I thought was most surprising to me. According to the Hate Crime Statistics, (2009), victims of any hate crime may be a person , a business, an institution, or society as a whole.
“In 2009, the Nation’s law enforcement agencies reported that there were 8,336 victims of hate crimes”
Of the 1,575 victims of an anti-religious hate crime:
• 71.9 percent were victims because of an offender’s anti-Jewish bias.
• 8.4 percent were victims because of an anti-