Re: Knockout Attacks Plague the Northeast
That's not quite true.
Originally Posted by wickedsolo
The races of the actors in a crime need to do something overt for it to be considered a hate crime.
If I punch a black guy, it's assault. If I punch a black guy and drop the N bomb as I'm doing it, it's now a hate crime. Same dynamic applies if the races are reversed.
FTR, I think hate crimes are redundant and unnecessary.
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