WHOLE LOTTA HATE.

Position:SMOKING GUN - Rise in number of hate crimes - Brief article
 
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The number of hate crimes jumped about 17 percent in 2017 from the year before, according to FBI stats released in November. More than 7,000 individual hate crimes were reported to the agency that year by local law enforcement. About 60 percent were prompted by bias over race, ethnicity, or ancestry; 21 percent by religion and 16 percent by sexual orientation.

It was the third consecutive year to see an increase in the number of hate crimes...

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