foundations of the.S. Shepard was tied to a split rail fence, beaten, and left there to die (Hate Crimes Timeline. Matthew's death became a national symbol of violence against homosexuals, prompting prayer vigils and calls for state and federally supported hate crime laws. Hate crimes are reported many different ways one being through Uniform Crime Report also known as UCR.
Matsuda, author of "Assaultive Speech and Academic Freedom, is " (a word of group of words) of which is to wound and degrade by asserting the inherent inferiority of a group" (151). It is more harsh and dangerous. Hate crimes are terrible attacks that a person or persons do to others. Department of Justice Federal Bureau of Investigation reported that 13,690 law enforcement agencies submitted hate crime data to the UCR Program. Or did you know that gay teens are.4 times more likely to report having attempted suicide and.9 times more likely to report high levels of depression compared with peers from families that reported no or low levels of family rejection? As you read many news articles we come across many related to hate crimes.