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Philly.com
Is there such a thing as Black Identity Extremists?reporting, grants for state-run hate-crime hotlines, and additional penalties f
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
reporting, grants for state-run hate-crime hotlines, and additional penalties for individuals convicted under the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act. “In a time when white supremacists are marching down city... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Westboro Baptist Church, known for anti-gay picketing, to protest at Seminole County churchesPoverty Law Center, Westboro preaches an anti-Semitic, anti-gay message. It gai
Orlando Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Poverty Law Center, Westboro preaches an anti-Semitic, anti-gay message. It gained notoriety for picketing the funeral of Matthew Shepard, a gay man beaten to death in Wyoming in 1998. Westboro again sparked outrage when in 2005 it began... Read more
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International Business Times
Grease star Stockard Channing fans jump to her defence following ITV Lorraine appearance was 34 when she played rebellious teenager Rizzo in Grease, and went on to win
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
was 34 when she played rebellious teenager Rizzo in Grease, and went on to win Emmy Awards for The West Wing and The Matthew Shepard Story, both in 2002. The talented star also won a Daytime Emmy Award in 2004 for her role in Jack. She most... Read more
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Reality TV World
Famous birthdays for Oct. 12: Josh Hutcherson, Hugh Jackman, Ferdia Walsh-Peelo, Josh Hutcherson, Tyler Blackburn, Kirk Cameron, Bode MillerFour people were killed in the attack, blamed on the Irish Republican Army. In
Reality TV World / Posted 6 days ago
Four people were killed in the attack, blamed on the Irish Republican Army. In 1998, University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old gay man, died five days after he was beaten, robbed and left tied to a fence. The U.S. Hate... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Ratepayers weigh in on Black Hills Energy proposed rate structureColumbus lands in the New World, Oktoberfest finds its roots, Sid is arrested f
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 7 days ago
Columbus lands in the New World, Oktoberfest finds its roots, Sid is arrested for allegedly killing Nancy, and Matthew Shepard dies, all on this day. Read More » Friday the 13th and other superstitions 20 ways your laziness is costing... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
What CSU-Pueblo does on long bus tripsColumbus lands in the New World, Oktoberfest finds its roots, Sid is arrested f
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 7 days ago
Columbus lands in the New World, Oktoberfest finds its roots, Sid is arrested for allegedly killing Nancy, and Matthew Shepard dies, all on this day. Read More » 20 ways your laziness is costing you money Photos: K-9 models in... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Pueblo West vs Pine CreekColumbus lands in the New World, Oktoberfest finds its roots, Sid is arrested f
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 7 days ago
Columbus lands in the New World, Oktoberfest finds its roots, Sid is arrested for allegedly killing Nancy, and Matthew Shepard dies, all on this day. Read More » 20 ways your laziness is costing you money Photos: K-9 models in... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
CSFD joins CSPD in endorsing proposed stormwater feeColumbus lands in the New World, Oktoberfest finds its roots, Sid is arrested f
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 7 days ago
Columbus lands in the New World, Oktoberfest finds its roots, Sid is arrested for allegedly killing Nancy, and Matthew Shepard dies, all on this day. Read More » 20 ways your laziness is costing you money Photos: K-9 models in... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Fatal crash shuts down southbound Hwy 115Columbus lands in the New World, Oktoberfest finds its roots, Sid is arrested f
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 7 days ago
Columbus lands in the New World, Oktoberfest finds its roots, Sid is arrested for allegedly killing Nancy, and Matthew Shepard dies, all on this day. Read More » 20 ways your laziness is costing you money Photos: K-9 models in... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Momma bear, cubs grab a slice at Antonio's in Estes ParkColumbus lands in the New World, Oktoberfest finds its roots, Sid is arrested f
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 7 days ago
Columbus lands in the New World, Oktoberfest finds its roots, Sid is arrested for allegedly killing Nancy, and Matthew Shepard dies, all on this day. Read More » 20 ways your laziness is costing you money Photos: K-9 models in... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
FBI investigating Spokane hate crimean attack on the victim, but threatens and intimidates an entire community." I
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 7 days ago
an attack on the victim, but threatens and intimidates an entire community." If proven, the crime could fall under the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act, which makes illegal the targeting of someone based on race,... Read more
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New Now Next
Why The Beautiful, Short Life Of Matthew Shepard Still MattersToday, October 12, marks the 19th anniversary of Matthew Shepard’s death. On O
New Now Next / Posted 7 days ago
Today, October 12, marks the 19th anniversary of Matthew Shepard’s death. On October 6, 1998, 21-year-old Matt was robbed, pistol-whipped and tortured by Aaron McKinney and Russell Henderson, who had pretended to be gay to gain his trust. His... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
October 12and 11 rebounding titles and won two NBA titles and four regular season MVP awa
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 8 days ago
and 11 rebounding titles and won two NBA titles and four regular season MVP awards in his career. [ + - ] 1998: Matthew Shepard, a gay student at the University of Wyoming, dies at Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins, Colorado, five... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
October 12and 11 rebounding titles and won two NBA titles and four regular season MVP awa
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 10 days ago
and 11 rebounding titles and won two NBA titles and four regular season MVP awards in his career. [ + - ] 1998: Matthew Shepard, a gay student at the University of Wyoming, dies at Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins, Colorado, five... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
October 7several of whom were prominent celebrities, including Arianna Huffington, Gary
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 13 days ago
several of whom were prominent celebrities, including Arianna Huffington, Gary Coleman and Larry Flynt. [ + - ] 1998: Matthew Shepard, a gay student at the University of Wyoming, is found tied to a fence near Laramie, Wyoming. He was in a coma... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
October 7several of whom were prominent celebrities, including Arianna Huffington, Gary
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 13 days ago
several of whom were prominent celebrities, including Arianna Huffington, Gary Coleman and Larry Flynt. [ + - ] 1998: Matthew Shepard, a gay student at the University of Wyoming, is found tied to a fence near Laramie, Wyoming. He was in a coma... Read more
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Mashable
On the anniversary of Matthew Shepard's murder, Jeff Sessions weakens protections for the LGBTQ community Image: saul loeb/AFP/Getty Images On Friday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions
Mashable / Posted 13 days ago
Image: saul loeb/AFP/Getty Images On Friday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions introduced new guidance for federal agencies that advocates fear... Read more
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Santa Maria Sun
Santa Maria Civic Theatre holds auditionsare in a scene. The play will show Nov. 17 to Nov. 19 at the theater. The Lara
Santa Maria Sun / Posted 15 days ago
are in a scene. The play will show Nov. 17 to Nov. 19 at the theater. The Laramie Project is set in 1989 and centers on Matthew Shepard, a young gay college student who was beaten, tied to a fence, and left to die by two men. Members of the... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
UCF grad's play looks at how a community heals after tragedystyled docu-play based on conversations with residents of the Wyoming town affe
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 15 days ago
styled docu-play based on conversations with residents of the Wyoming town affected by the 1998 murder of gay student Matthew Shepard. The interviews were hard, Ulloa said. But one person’s description of the tragedy’s effect on Newtown... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Missouri transgender teen's body burned, eyes gouged out in gruesome killingstatute — first-degree murder already carries more significant penalties than a
Detroit Free Press / Posted 21 days ago
statute — first-degree murder already carries more significant penalties than a hate offense. At the federal level, the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act allows criminal prosecution of hate crimes motivated by the... Read more
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First Coast News
Missouri transgender teen's body burned, eyes gouged out in gruesome killingstatute — first-degree murder already carries more significant penalties than a
First Coast News / Posted 21 days ago
statute — first-degree murder already carries more significant penalties than a hate offense. At the federal level, the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act allows criminal prosecution of hate crimes motivated by the... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Missouri transgender teen's body burned, eyes gouged out in gruesome killingfirst degree murder, armed criminal action and abandonment of a corpse. (Photo
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 21 days ago
first degree murder, armed criminal action and abandonment of a corpse. (Photo: Houston Herald) At the federal level, the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act allows criminal prosecution of hate crimes motivated by the... Read more
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ajc.com
Missouri transgender teen’s body burned, eyes gouged out in gruesome killingstatute — first-degree murder already carries more significant penalties than a
ajc.com / Posted 21 days ago
statute — first-degree murder already carries more significant penalties than a hate offense. At the federal level, the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act allows criminal prosecution of hate crimes motivated by the... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Missouri transgender teen’s body burned, eyes gouged out in gruesome killingstatute — first-degree murder already carries more significant penalties than a
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 21 days ago
statute — first-degree murder already carries more significant penalties than a hate offense. At the federal level, the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act allows criminal prosecution of hate crimes motivated by the... Read more
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Market Watch
How America has changed for gay people since ‘Will & Grace’ first airedthat have since become tragic and unforgettable landmarks in the history of gay
Market Watch / Posted 21 days ago
that have since become tragic and unforgettable landmarks in the history of gay civil rights. In Laramie, Wyo., 21-year-old Matthew Shepard was beaten, tortured and left to die on the evening of Oct. 6, 1998. He died from his injuries six days... Read more
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CTV News
Missouri murder rekindles debate over LGBT hate crime lawswe live with every day,” Perkins said. A 2009 federal law, inspired partly by
CTV News / Posted 22 days ago
we live with every day,” Perkins said. A 2009 federal law, inspired partly by the 1998 murder of gay college student Matthew Shepard in Wyoming, included gender identity as a category to be covered by hate crime provisions, but only last May... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Missouri murder rekindles debate over LGBT hate crime lawswe live with every day," Perkins said. A 2009 federal law, inspired partly by
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 22 days ago
we live with every day," Perkins said. A 2009 federal law, inspired partly by the 1998 murder of gay college student Matthew Shepard in Wyoming, included gender identity as a category to be covered by hate crime provisions, but only last May... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Missouri murder rekindles debate over LGBT hate crime lawswe live with every day," Perkins said. A 2009 federal law, inspired partly by
KWWL Iowa / Posted 22 days ago
we live with every day," Perkins said. A 2009 federal law, inspired partly by the 1998 murder of gay college student Matthew Shepard in Wyoming, included gender identity as a category to be covered by hate crime provisions, but only last May... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Missouri murder rekindles debate over LGBT hate crime lawswe live with every day," Perkins said. A 2009 federal law, inspired partly by
WGEM Quincy / Posted 22 days ago
we live with every day," Perkins said. A 2009 federal law, inspired partly by the 1998 murder of gay college student Matthew Shepard in Wyoming, included gender identity as a category to be covered by hate crime provisions, but only last May... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Missouri murder rekindles debate over LGBT hate crime lawswe live with every day," Perkins said. A 2009 federal law, inspired partly by
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 22 days ago
we live with every day," Perkins said. A 2009 federal law, inspired partly by the 1998 murder of gay college student Matthew Shepard in Wyoming, included gender identity as a category to be covered by hate crime provisions, but only last May... Read more
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ABC Montana
Missouri murder rekindles debate over LGBT hate crime lawswe live with every day," Perkins said. A 2009 federal law, inspired partly by
ABC Montana / Posted 22 days ago
we live with every day," Perkins said. A 2009 federal law, inspired partly by the 1998 murder of gay college student Matthew Shepard in Wyoming, included gender identity as a category to be covered by hate crime provisions, but only last May... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Missouri murder rekindles debate over LGBT hate crime lawswe live with every day," Perkins said. A 2009 federal law, inspired partly by
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 22 days ago
we live with every day," Perkins said. A 2009 federal law, inspired partly by the 1998 murder of gay college student Matthew Shepard in Wyoming, included gender identity as a category to be covered by hate crime provisions, but only last May... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Missouri murder rekindles debate over LGBT hate crime lawswe live with every day," Perkins said. A 2009 federal law, inspired partly by
KTVN Reno / Posted 22 days ago
we live with every day," Perkins said. A 2009 federal law, inspired partly by the 1998 murder of gay college student Matthew Shepard in Wyoming, included gender identity as a category to be covered by hate crime provisions, but only last May... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Missouri murder rekindles debate over LGBT hate crime lawswe live with every day," Perkins said. A 2009 federal law, inspired partly by
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 22 days ago
we live with every day," Perkins said. A 2009 federal law, inspired partly by the 1998 murder of gay college student Matthew Shepard in Wyoming, included gender identity as a category to be covered by hate crime provisions, but only last May... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Missouri murder rekindles debate over LGBT hate crime lawswe live with every day," Perkins said. A 2009 federal law, inspired partly by
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 22 days ago
we live with every day," Perkins said. A 2009 federal law, inspired partly by the 1998 murder of gay college student Matthew Shepard in Wyoming, included gender identity as a category to be covered by hate crime provisions, but only last May... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Missouri murder rekindles debate over LGBT hate crime lawswe live with every day," Perkins said. A 2009 federal law, inspired partly by
The Middletown Press / Posted 22 days ago
we live with every day," Perkins said. A 2009 federal law, inspired partly by the 1998 murder of gay college student Matthew Shepard in Wyoming, included gender identity as a category to be covered by hate crime provisions, but only last May... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Missouri murder rekindles debate over LGBT hate crime lawswe live with every day," Perkins said. A 2009 federal law, inspired partly by
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 22 days ago
we live with every day," Perkins said. A 2009 federal law, inspired partly by the 1998 murder of gay college student Matthew Shepard in Wyoming, included gender identity as a category to be covered by hate crime provisions, but only last May... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Missouri murder rekindles debate over LGBT hate crime lawswe live with every day," Perkins said. A 2009 federal law, inspired partly by
Darien News-Review / Posted 22 days ago
we live with every day," Perkins said. A 2009 federal law, inspired partly by the 1998 murder of gay college student Matthew Shepard in Wyoming, included gender identity as a category to be covered by hate crime provisions, but only last May... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
Missouri murder rekindles debate over LGBT hate crime lawswe live with every day," Perkins said. A 2009 federal law, inspired partly by
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 22 days ago
we live with every day," Perkins said. A 2009 federal law, inspired partly by the 1998 murder of gay college student Matthew Shepard in Wyoming, included gender identity as a category to be covered by hate crime provisions, but only last May... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Missouri murder rekindles debate over LGBT hate crime lawswe live with every day," Perkins said. A 2009 federal law, inspired partly by
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 22 days ago
we live with every day," Perkins said. A 2009 federal law, inspired partly by the 1998 murder of gay college student Matthew Shepard in Wyoming, included gender identity as a category to be covered by hate crime provisions, but only last May... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Missouri murder rekindles debate over LGBT hate crime lawswe live with every day," Perkins said. A 2009 federal law, inspired partly by
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 22 days ago
we live with every day," Perkins said. A 2009 federal law, inspired partly by the 1998 murder of gay college student Matthew Shepard in Wyoming, included gender identity as a category to be covered by hate crime provisions, but only last May... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Missouri murder rekindles debate over LGBT hate crime lawswe live with every day," Perkins said. A 2009 federal law, inspired partly by
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 22 days ago
we live with every day," Perkins said. A 2009 federal law, inspired partly by the 1998 murder of gay college student Matthew Shepard in Wyoming, included gender identity as a category to be covered by hate crime provisions, but only last May... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Missouri murder rekindles debate over LGBT hate crime lawswe live with every day," Perkins said. A 2009 federal law, inspired partly by
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 22 days ago
we live with every day," Perkins said. A 2009 federal law, inspired partly by the 1998 murder of gay college student Matthew Shepard in Wyoming, included gender identity as a category to be covered by hate crime provisions, but only last May... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Missouri murder rekindles debate over LGBT hate crime lawswe live with every day," Perkins said. A 2009 federal law, inspired partly by
KHQ Spokane / Posted 22 days ago
we live with every day," Perkins said. A 2009 federal law, inspired partly by the 1998 murder of gay college student Matthew Shepard in Wyoming, included gender identity as a category to be covered by hate crime provisions, but only last May... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Missouri murder rekindles debate over LGBT hate crime lawswe live with every day," Perkins said. A 2009 federal law, inspired partly by
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 22 days ago
we live with every day," Perkins said. A 2009 federal law, inspired partly by the 1998 murder of gay college student Matthew Shepard in Wyoming, included gender identity as a category to be covered by hate crime provisions, but only last May... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Missouri murder rekindles debate over LGBT hate crime lawswe live with every day," Perkins said. A 2009 federal law, inspired partly by
Stamford Advocate / Posted 22 days ago
we live with every day," Perkins said. A 2009 federal law, inspired partly by the 1998 murder of gay college student Matthew Shepard in Wyoming, included gender identity as a category to be covered by hate crime provisions, but only last May... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Missouri murder rekindles debate over LGBT hate crime lawswe live with every day," Perkins said. A 2009 federal law, inspired partly by
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 22 days ago
we live with every day," Perkins said. A 2009 federal law, inspired partly by the 1998 murder of gay college student Matthew Shepard in Wyoming, included gender identity as a category to be covered by hate crime provisions, but only last May... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Missouri murder rekindles debate over LGBT hate crime lawswe live with every day," Perkins said. A 2009 federal law, inspired partly by
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 22 days ago
we live with every day," Perkins said. A 2009 federal law, inspired partly by the 1998 murder of gay college student Matthew Shepard in Wyoming, included gender identity as a category to be covered by hate crime provisions, but only last May... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Missouri murder rekindles debate over LGBT hate crime lawswe live with every day," Perkins said. A 2009 federal law, inspired partly by
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 22 days ago
we live with every day," Perkins said. A 2009 federal law, inspired partly by the 1998 murder of gay college student Matthew Shepard in Wyoming, included gender identity as a category to be covered by hate crime provisions, but only last May... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Missouri murder rekindles debate over LGBT hate crime lawswe live with every day," Perkins said. A 2009 federal law, inspired partly by
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 22 days ago
we live with every day," Perkins said. A 2009 federal law, inspired partly by the 1998 murder of gay college student Matthew Shepard in Wyoming, included gender identity as a category to be covered by hate crime provisions, but only last May... Read more
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