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Results for Hate Crimes

Assault on Professor Part of Wave of Attacks on Sikhs, Muslims, Others
Originally Posted: 09/25/2013 - 12:55pm | Type: Blog

Shortly after teenagers beat up a Columbia University physician Saturday, a Muslim woman was attacked a few blocks away. Shortly after teenagers beat up a Columbia University phys ...

Religious Leaders Welcome FBI Hate Crimes Reporting
Originally Posted: 06/07/2013 - 10:27am | Type: Blog

For Raed Jarrar, the FBI’s decision Wednesday to begin tracking hate crimes against Arabs is a battle won in a larger war. For Raed Jarrar, the FBI’s decision Wednesday to begin t ...

16 Amish Found Guilty of Hate Crimes in Beard-Cutting Attacks
Originally Posted: 09/24/2012 - 1:42pm | Type: Blog

Amish bishop Samuel Mullet was convicted Sept. 20 of federal hate crimes and conspiracy for exhorting followers to forcibly shear the hair and beards of those who opposed his breakaway Ohio sect. ...

The Christian Response to Religious Extremism
Originally Posted: 09/24/2012 - 11:26am | Type: Blog

So it should shock us, surprise us, and sadden us, when we hear about tragedies like the shooting at the Sikh Gurudwara in Oak Creek, Wisconsin. For the victims of suck attacks – whether they are Sikh, Muslim, ...

After Shooting, Sikhs Push for More Legal Protections
Originally Posted: 09/21/2012 - 2:40pm | Type: Blog

U.S. Sikhs are taking heart in a widely publicized Senate hearing on hate crimes and a pledge by the Justice Department to consider tracking hate crimes directed at their community. ...

Loving our Muslim Neighbors
Originally Posted: 07/31/2012 - 11:51am | Type: Blog

More than 5,500 of you signed a petition asking the DOJ to investigate hate crimes against a Joplin, Mo., mosque. But we don’t have to stop there. A few weeks ago, we asked you to ...

An Apology to My Muslim Friends
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

On the weekend of Oct. 6, 2001 -- less than one month after 9/11 -- my husband preached a sermon called "Religion Gone Awry." That was not the message he had originally scheduled for that weekend. ...

Simply Because We Are Black
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Alice J. Burnette Davis The message of the Illinois shooting: Race matters. Over the July 4 weekend, Benjamin ...

The Grace to Endure
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ted Parks After James Byrd Jr. was brutally murdered by racists in jasper, Texas, the town did not explode. That wasn't an accident, ...

Practicing What We Preach
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Aaron McCarroll Gallegos The brutal and tragic killing of Matthew Shepard last fall makes it clear that Christians need a more mature resp ...