fakehatecrimes.org

fake hate crimes: a database of hate crime hoaxes in the usa



The purpose of this site is to compile a comprehensive database of the false reports of "hate crimes" committed in the USA. It builds on the work of Laird Wilcox, whose Crying Wolf (PDF) is the only book dedicated to this subject so far.

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256. Students had been invited to express their feelings about the election by writing them on Post-it no... 2016-11-20 Madison WI

title
Student’s Reaction to Trump Win: ‘Suck It Up, Pussies.’ Police Are Investigating This Hate Crime.

name
Reason.com

authors
Robby Soave

url
http://reason.com/blog/2016/11/23/students-reaction-to-trump-win-suck-it-u

summary
Conservative students wrote "suck it up, pussies" regarding the election of Donald Trump on a post-it strip. The administration called this a hate crime: "A group of cross-functional college staff representing campus security, student conduct, human resources, Title IX enforcement, and diversity and inclusion measures convened Tuesday morning to discuss how to address the hateful message. This group determined that the message constituted a Hate Crime…"

date read
2016-11-27

date published
2016-11-23


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