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361. Wilfrid Reilly, author of 'Hate Crime Hoax', explains why a hate-crime epidemic never was. 2019-05-09 Seattle WA
The Hate-Crime Epidemic That Never Was: A Seattle Case Study
The Seattle Times recently reported that an epidemic of hate crimes is taking place in the Emerald City. According to the newspaper, more than 500 bias incidents were reported to Seattle police in 2018 alone, and this figure represents “an increase of nearly 400 percent since 2012.” However, this widely circulated claim is, at the very least, misleading.