Hate Crimes Against Religion

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Hate crimes against religion are the third worst among hate crimes studied or reported. Hate crimes motivated by religious bias accounted for 1,031 incidents and 1,1603 offenses, involving 1,223 victims and 682 known offenders. The religions with the most animosity towards them are Jewish and Muslims religions. Jewish are consistently targeted for their faith more often than members of any other religious group, and that anti-Semitic crimes accounted for roughly 60% of religious hate crimes per year. Muslims are the second-most frequently targeted at 13%. The are 969 reported hate crimes committed against Jews. Hate groups utilize the Internet to spread their message of anti-Semitism. In recent years, groups such as the National Socialist…show more content…
However, these attempts don’t have plethora amount of success. Prior to the 9/11 attacks, it have been reported between 20 and 30 anti-Muslim hate crimes per year. But in 2001 that number rose more than tenfold to nearly 500. ‘’In the years since, annual hate crimes against Muslims have consistently hovered in the 100-150 range, roughly five times higher than the pre-9/11 rate’’ (Ingram). Overall, anti-Muslim crimes now make up about 13 percent of religiously-motivated hate crimes, and 2 percent of all hate crimes in general. Religion motivated murders are uncommon. Most hate crimes against religion involves burning or vandalizing buildings that the enmity religion is fond of. There are some assaults in which the victims is physically hurt because of not necessarily what they did or believe in but what the some people did that makes their religion looks harmful. Majority of these assaults are not life threatening, but can be an enormous intimidation factor. Religion bias hate crimes are not that harmful Religion hate crimes are not a big factor in the United States. There are Religious tension in the United States that have not reached the level of racial tension. This fact is reflected in the hate crime statistics…show more content…
These problems can be manage to a point but still have a major impact against those attacked. ‘’A person is born with feelings of envy and hate. If he gives way to them, they will lead him to violence and crime, and any sense good will be abandoned for bad’’. Those Bad Habits change change many lives for the worst if the envy and hate motivates a person to commit a hate

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