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Ten years is enough: Remembering the victims of hate crime violence

August 17, 2009

….In addition, the bill itself includes a problematic sentencing
enhancement provision that fails to account for the reality that more
time in prisons that are undeniably fraught with race-based divisions
and violence increases rather than decreases hate in offenders.  In its
eagerness to condemn hate violence, the bill fails to harness
restorative justice and other community-centered approaches that more
effectively prevent recidivism and focus on repairing the harm caused
to families and communities by hate violence.

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