How "Hate Crimes Against Police" Expose the Fatal Flaw Within Hate Crime Statutes

Cantú, Aaron
http://truth-out.org/news/item/28543-how-hate-crimes-against-police-expose-the-fatal-flaw-within-hate-crime-statutes

Publisher:  truthout
Date Written:  15/01/2015
Year Published:  2015  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX17304

Hate crime legislation lent legitimacy to a 40-year carceral program that has wrought immense damage on communities of colour. In an ironic twist, the police - who've been the main enforcers of this program - now want to invoke these laws for their protection.

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