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 (mostly) in the USA. It builds on the work of Laird Wilcox, whose Crying Wolf (PDF) is the original book on this subject. Hate Crime Hoax by Wilfred Reilly also adds to Wilcox's work. Watching the Watchdogs is a blog containing up-to-date information on the "hate industry".

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 Why are ‘hate crime’ hoaxes so popular on campus? / According to this article "Meg Lanker-Simons made headlines this week after police discovered that she posted the threatening, obscenity-laced post on her own Facebook page." Various other examples / 2013-05-03
 'Hate Crime' Hoaxes / "The fact that the Facebook post apparently was a fabrication does not change the necessity for continued vigilance in reassuring that we have a campus where everyone feels safe." says the University o / 2013-05-02
Type of hoax: charged with committing crime

2013-05-02

Laramie WY

Why are ‘hate crime’ hoaxes so popular on campus?

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