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Why the hate crime law sucks!

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I disagree! A crime is horrible no matter what but a crime driven because of hate is so strong a motivation that the punishment should fit the crime.
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No, the Hate Crime law is absolutely justified, if not a necessity. There a different kind of evil that goes into Hate Crime..
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How does it suck? People are doing terrible things that are usually more sadistic, as it is fueled with hate. This law is needed!
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I'm trying to figure out why some of y'all are referencing other crimes? Like those crimes are supposed to somehow excuse this one. They did it, they taped it,it's a hate crime plain and simple. Lock their behinds UNDER the jail...the end.
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This was caused by the country we live in ... Plain and simple ... The comments shows how easily some black mothers and fathers can feel about their own flesh and blood ... One lady said ..."Put them under the jail"???????? but your a forgiving turn the other cheek Christian, when a white kid kills 9 people in a church ...or rapes people and get away with it. The act was wrong, but if you don't discuss the reasons behind their actions and they get ignored ... It's gonna get worse because RACISM is real... and white superiority IS NOT
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They'll throw the book at them, everything, they'll never get out. Officer Slager in Charleston, SC was videotaped as he shot a man in the back 5x, placed a weapon on him and got a hung jury.
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What in the world?! Put them under the prison that's already built underground! Torturing and kidnapping a person with special needs is a new kind of low. We as a people need to rise above...If you wanted to make a true impact start spending money in our communities at businesses we own.
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The moment they injected race into their video rant it became a hate crime. The young man they were torturing fit into the racial category they openly said they hated. Using race, creed color or religion when committing a crime or targeting someone for these characteristics make what was done not only a criminal act, but an act act of hate as well. This shouldn't be a stretch.
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Sad how the first thing some black people say is put the teenagers in jail. Maybe they need professional help, therapy, in light of all the black bodies and killings they have seen. The References to other crimes is because if this is truly a justice system then they should apply it equally.. not just give hard sentences to blacks and mental health assistance to whites.
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There is no excuse for what these savages did to the man. Bring up other crimes is meaningless. Then to try to extort money from his family. Lock them up and throw away the key.
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I'm not really sure what theroot is aiming for here. We all know that there are serious structural inequities in the justice system, but these four are disgusting savages that deserve every single solitary thing coming to them. We shouldn't be defending these animals to make a another point. Choose a different case study.
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The thing that stands out about this case is the (alleged) connection between the victim and one of the assailants, as he was reportedly there for a sleepover. In my opinion that makes this case even more insidious but I think that's what's meant by 'nature' of the crime. That's why (partly) it was not immediately labeled a Hate Crime.
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Some of you black people in this comment section are the worst. You mad about racism but will punish your own when they retaliate? This is why we can't move ahead as a black community. White hardly ever show the crime they do to you or even are enraged when it surfaces. They never say all black people aren't bad but you will be quick to say all white people aren't bad. You will forgive easily but they will not forgive you if you make one mistake. Keep this up and black people going into ovens in America with silly forgiving self punishing negros.
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Black people have been schizophrenic and A.D.D. and tortured and killed and a lot of different things by white people for a long time throughout human history and once again they take this incident and label it as a hate crime hate crimes have been perpetrated and continue to be perpetrated on black people to this very day. Everything that they do and has done towards black people is considered a hate crime, you have those white people that simply hates black people and vice versa. The boy could have been black suffered from schizophrenia and A.D.D. the perpetrators white and it probably would have not made a real big difference. We have seen it too many times and we continue to see it. IJS,,,,, white people have killed us, tortured us, raped us, spit on us ,kicked us ,robbed us and so many other things and every time throughout history when black people do anything or not to white people, white people get in an uproar never really looking at the problems that has continued to plague us as people where hate is concerned. Some White people will never stop hating black people, some black people will never stop hating white people, hate was born long before you and I
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What about the horrible human being Law? Is there one and will it apply? Also, do any of them have prior felonies? Then sentence enhancements may apply equally to hate crime sentence enhancements. Lastly, all crimes are based in hate, correct? You ever kill one you respect and love?
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How long they'll be in prison? How many times the male savages will be sodomized in prison? You know the GP frowns on pedophiles and rapists in the joint don't you? I don't have a"wealth of questions" The outcome seems pretty clear to me.
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Did what they do have anything to do with the victim being white? If the answer is yes, then the contention it's a hate crime will probably stand up in court. My question now is can they be rehabilitated after their 10-15 yr sntence? Two of them, maybe even three, probably can. But then there's always that pesky job app question,"Have you ever been convicted of a crime in a court of law?" Best to prep to start their own business.
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Not every intra racial crime is automatically a hate crime... there has to be proof race (or religion, disability, etc) was a factor. The video shows the attackers clearing using race as a catalyst ... this is a hate crime by definition.. as is Dylan roofs much more horrific crime.
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Lol"questions remain"? No they don't. They broadcast it live. That's like saying"questions remain" about what motivated Dylann Roof. He's guilty and deserves execution. These four are guilty and deserve prison. This is easy.
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The precedent set with Howard's case is that this should not be a hate crime and these four should only get 2 years probation with expunged records after. That would be justice according to precedent.
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