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Hate Crimes
Not every hateful crime is a hate crime
Not every hateful crime is a hate crime

In his Op-Ed piece in the L.A. Times on Wednesday, President Obama referred to the killing last week of three young Muslim Americans in Chapel Hill, N.C. Authorities there say that Deah Shaddy Barakat, his wife, Yusor Abu-Salha, and her sister Razan Abu-Salha were shot by Craig Stephen Hicks, a neighbor of the married couple. “We do not yet know why three young people, who were Muslim Americans, were brutally killed in Chapel Hill, N.C.,” Obama wrote. “But we know that many Muslim Americans across our country are worried and afraid. Americans of all faiths and backgrounds must continue to stand united with a community in mourning and insist that no one should ever be...

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