(RNS) — Bipartisan support of common-sense legislation such as the Khalid Jabara-Heather Heyer NO HATE Act will equip law enforcement to identify and track hate incidents more effectively.
(RNS) — Faith leaders are calling on New York City police to launch a hate crime investigation into a violent attack on a Hindu priest near his temple in Queens.
(RNS) — The bipartisan NO HATE Act would address underreporting in hate crime data submitted to the FBI by state and local law enforcement agencies.
POWAY, Calif. (AP) — John T. Earnest, 19, surrendered to police after bursting into Chabad of Poway, north of San Diego, on Saturday (April 27) and opening fire with about 100 people inside, killing Lori Kaye, 60.
(AP) — Jewish people are protected by a law against racial discrimination in employment decisions, a federal magistrate judge has concluded in siding with a football coach suing a private Baptist college in Louisiana.
(RNS) — Children are not born hating (or, for that matter, loving or tolerating). Someone has to teach them, either hatred or compassion.
(RNS) — The suspect was charged with murder and rape, but some wonder why he was not also charged with a hate crime.
(RNS) — 'I'm obsessed with Star Wars,' says a turbaned man who appears in one of the videos that are part of the 'We Are Sikhs' media campaign.
(USA Today) — Others continued to question the delay in Trump speaking out against racism. 'The President of the United States should not have to be publicly shamed into condemning neo-Nazis and white supremacists,' Rep. Dan Kildee, D-Mich., tweeted.
(RNS) It took less than 24 hours to crowdsource the funds to build a mosque that will be called Masjid Nabra, which is already under construction.
PORTLAND, Ore. (RNS) Portland may be the least religious city in the U.S., but its residents are drawing on spirituality and shared values for comfort in the wake of a horrific stabbing on a light-rail train.
(Pro Publica) In Texas, the tiny number of successful prosecutions leave both victims and lawmakers questioning state’s commitment to punishing hate.
(RNS) Though the vast majority of JCC preschool families are sticking with their schools, continued threats against these centers have prompted some to cancel enrollments.
(RNS) 'Muslims have always dealt with feeling misunderstood, but this is altogether something different,' said 24-year-old Nadia Dreid.
(RNS) More than 75 Jewish community centers across the nation have received bomb threats since Jan. 9.
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