What is hate crime?description

What is hate crime?description

What is hate crime?description

What is hate crime?description

A hate crime is when an individual, or group of individuals, targets (with the intention to harm) a person, or group of people based on certain characteristics. These characteristics include, but are not limited to gender, race, and socio economic status. Harming these people can range anywhere from emotional abuse to physical abuse and everything in between.The FBI began investigating hate crimes in the 1920’s and many of those investigations dealt with crimes such as lynchings and burning of synagogues. The first hate crime case that was investigated dealt with the Ku Klux Klan.There are steep penalties for those who commit a hate crime.
What is hate crime?description