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Orlando Nightclub Shooting Highlights Violence Against the Gay Community

Orlando Nightclub Shooting Highlights Violence Against the Gay Community What is known to be the worst mass shooting in American history, the gunman, identified as Omar Mateen of Ft. Pierce, Florida, took the lives of a minimum of 50 people. Early reports suggest at least another 50 wounded. News reports are identifying the location, the […]

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Hate Crimes Down-Race, Religion and Orientation Lead

Editor’s note: The 2016 release of the Hate Crimes Statistics report, which will contain 2015 data, will feature even more information—expanded bias types in the religion category and the added bias type of anti-Arab under the race/ethnicity/ancestry category. The collection of both types of data began in January 2015. According to the FBI’s latest report, […]

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7,000 hate crimes in 2013

The FBI released Hate Crime Statistics, 2013. The bias categories of gender (male and female) and gender identity (transgender and gender nonconforming) have been added to the other bias categories of race, religion, disability, sexual orientation, and ethnicity. Other new aspects of the report include the presentation of age categories to indicate whether hate crimes […]

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Hate Crime Statistics–FBI–2008

  Statistics released today by the Federal Bureau of Investigation revealed that 7,783 criminal incidents involving 9,168 offenses were reported in 2008 as a result of bias toward a particular race, religion, sexual orientation, ethnicity/national origin, or disability. Published by the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting Program, Hate Crime Statistics, 2008, includes data about hate crime […]

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