According to the FBI, which finally released hate crime statistics for 2021, these infractions increased 22 percent in Georgia. Advocates are even more concerned about a 20 percent decline in the number of agencies that reported these … [Read more...]
Hate Crimes in Georgia Increased in 2020
Thanks to a new law, the number of hate crimes that went to Georgia courts was up over 500 percent in 2020. The numbers for 2021 are not yet available, much to the chagrin of some advocates.Almost all hate crime charges involve the alleged … [Read more...]
Were the March 2021 Spa Shootings a Hate Crime?
Some groups are clamoring for prosecutors to apply a controversial new law to a spate of massage parlor shootings, but others are not convinced that the law applies.21-year-old Robert Long allegedly killed eight mostly Asian people at two … [Read more...]