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COMMUNITY COMMENTARY: ‘Hate crime’ idea reminiscent of Big Brother

The very notion of a “hate crime” has always been something I’ve found ridiculous. To say if you assault someone it’s illegal, but if, unlike the gangster, you do it because it is personal, that’s more illegal. It would be strange, if it wasn’t so dangerous a notion. I always wonder if the people who […]