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Amish Beard-Cutting Not Motivated by Religion, Appellate Court Rules

Amish Beard-Cutting Not Motivated by Religion, Appellate Court Rules Summary: An appellate court overturned the hate crime convictions of several Amish defendants who cut the hair and beards of other Amish in 2011 in a retaliatory attack for allegedly disrespecting a community leader. Amish men are known for their…>read more

No Comment August 29, 2014

Court Seeks to Determine if Homosexual Student’s Suicide was Due to Bullying or Only a Stupid Prank

Court Seeks to Determine if Homosexual Student’s Suicide was Due to Bullying or Only a Stupid Prank The 19-year-old Dahrun Ravi is facing serious charges regarding juvenile behavior as an 18-year-old college student. After he spied on his dorm roommate, Tyler Clementi, making out with another man, he texted a few people about it, and this is…>read more

No Comment February 24, 2012

South Africa Sets Anti-homophobia Precedence In Charging Lesbian’s Murderers

South Africa Sets Anti-homophobia Precedence In Charging Lesbian’s Murderers On February 4, 2006, four men stabbed, stoned, clubbed, and kicked 19-year-old Zoliswa Nkonyana to death because she was openly lesbian. This Wednesday, their sentences were extended longer than prosecutors had asked for, 18 years apiece, sending a message that…>read more

No Comment February 3, 2012

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