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Stabbings Probed as Possible Hate Crime


Society & Culture  (tags: hate crime, murder, violence, transgender, crime )

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- 3552 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Two transgender people who were stabbed Wednesday, one fatally, in Northwest Washington might have been victims of a hate crime, D.C. police said, although investigators had not determined what led to the violence.



   

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Jaclin S (230)
Friday August 28, 2009, 3:59 pm
Might have been ??? You can bet your sweet patootee they were hate crimes!!! My heart goes out to these poor souls trying to be who they are - getting murdered or severely bashed - it is just not acceptable!!! People just cannot go around murdering and abusing others because they are different it is just not on!!! However - just so's they know - "what goes around - comes around"!!! TY Terry. Brightest Blessings.
 

Teresa Fazackerley (393)
Friday August 28, 2009, 4:32 pm
THANK YOU TERRY, HUGGLES TERESA
 

Cynthia Davis (340)
Friday August 28, 2009, 4:32 pm
Ya! what Moon Willow said. I agree
 

. (0)
Friday August 28, 2009, 8:57 pm
Live and let live!
 

mary f (200)
Saturday August 29, 2009, 5:55 am
thanks terry
 

Mark G (36)
Saturday August 29, 2009, 9:55 am
When you stab somebody does it really matter whether you are robbing them or hating them? Of course not. Senseless violence is a crime no matter the motivation and perpetrators will hopefully be caught and punished.
 

Marena Chen (200)
Saturday August 29, 2009, 7:46 pm
I agree with Mark. Murder and any other physical violence is a heinous crime no matter who the victims are.
 

. (0)
Sunday August 30, 2009, 6:33 am
Hate crimes are a terrible thing, they lead to murder as hate is as strong as murder... it is so sad that we cannot love one another and tolerate our differences... that is why the world is so upside down
 

Margaret F (117)
Sunday August 30, 2009, 8:01 pm
How horrible!! Crimes are terrible no matter what, but when someone is targeted because of intolerance it's almost like two crimes in one. We must continue our messages of peace and love and hope that people will one day see the light.
 

David B (34)
Tuesday September 1, 2009, 3:39 am
never seems to end,this hatred of people, just because there not the same as the general populace.but there still people and still human.i so hope when all these good people who hate so much get to spend eturnity in a lil box with nothingbut there hatred to keep them company. thanks Terry.
 
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