hate crimes

Daniel Flynn: From Harvey Milk and Matthew Shepard to Jussie Smollett — How True Crimes with Fake Motives Inspired Fake Hate Crimes

Part of falling for fake hate crimes, albeit temporarily, stems from falling for other fake hate crimes permanently. Several stories of martyrdom at the hands of bigots woven into our national fabric appear upon further inspection to be, well, fabricated. Unlike the Smollett case, these events involved real, horrific violence. But in the aftermath, ideologues used the tragedies for political purposes. This success in alchemizing propaganda into history inspired Jussie Smollett to increase his stature from wealthy primetime actor to victim.

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Police ‘Too Busy With Online Spats for Serious Crime’

UK Police are too busy responding to trivial social media spats to tackle serious crime, the new head of the Police Federation has said, after years of forces encouraging “hate crime” reports for offensive comments.

Police officers stand guard at the scene of a shooting at Claremont Road in the Moss Side neighbourhood of Manchester, on August 12, 2018. - Ten people were taken to hospital on August 12, 2018 after shots were fired in Manchester in northern England, police said. (Photo by Oli SCARFF …

Ann Coulter: Sarah Jeong Better Drive Carefully!

Contrary to common belief on college campuses, there is no “hate speech” exception to the First Amendment. Pimply teenaged boys writing snotty remarks about blacks and Jews is every bit as constitutionally protected as an Asian girl on The New York Times’ editorial board writing snotty things about white men, although the latter pays better.

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Anti-Defamation League Blames Trump Supporters for Anti-Semitism Rise

Jonathan Greenblatt, the CEO and national director of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), testified Tuesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee that there had been a substantial rise in anti-Semitic incidents in the United States and linked that rise to President Donald Trump and his supporters.

Hundreds of people gather outside the American embassy in London on 9 November 2016 to protest against the election of Donald Trump as president of the US. During the protest two supporters of the far-right EDL showed up to give their support to Trump. (Photo by Jay Shaw Baker/NurPhoto via …

ADL Poll: Antisemitism Low in U.S., Despite Concerns

According to a new poll from the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), antisemitism in the United States is low. However, a large number of Americans are deeply concerned about violence against Jews, and a significant percentage of Muslim Americans hold anti-Jewish views.

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