Hate Crimes?

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    Why is it considered a "Hate Crime" to burn a cross - but somehow it's NOT a "Hate Crime" to burn an American Flag?
     
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    The same reason the Rebel flag represents hate.

    A group of people find it offensive, therefore it is bad.

    If the KKK used "Hello Kitty" as their symbol....well, you know the rest.
     
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    But I find it HIGHLY OFFENSIVE to watch idiots burn the American Flag in protest...
     
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    But you are white - it doesn't count.
     
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    How do you know he's white?


    :)

    Couldn't EVERY crime be considered a 'hate crime'? Is a murder just a 'pissed off, but not hateful' crime?

    Hate-Crime legislastion is b.s. feel-good crap.
     
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    EXACTLY!!
     
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    Hate crime?

    Sure do!
     
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    Only in a perfect world my friend.
     

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