FBI: Hate Crimes Up For Third Year In A Row

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Hate crimes increased in the U.S. for the third year in a row in 2017, rising 17 percent from the previous year, according to an FBI report released Tuesday.

Law enforcement officials reported 7,175 hate crime incidents last year, up from 6,121 in 2016, with more incidents motivated by racial, ethnic or religious bias than in previous years.

Attacks against Jewish people accounted for 58.1 percent of crimes motivated by anti-religious bias last year, a 4-percent increase from 2016, while anti-Muslim crimes were down.

 

Read more at The Hill.

{Matzav.com}

1 COMMENT

  1. Well at least in NYC crime is down. At least that’s what DeBlasio is telling us. So this report by the FBI is obviously fake news.

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