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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 Crucifix, Trump chalkings reported as 'hate incidents' at UW-L / A crucifix chalked on a wall was reported because it is offensive to lesbians and gays. / 2016-09-27
Type of hoax: suspected

2016-09-01

La Crosse WI

The University of La Crosse Hate Response Team said that over 10% of the reports it has received are either fake or frivolous.

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