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Editorial: Pass the Stop HATE Act

Editorial: Pass the Stop HATE Act

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

April 7, 2019

U.S. legislators are introducing the Stop Harmful and Abusive Telecommunications Expression (HATE) Act of 2019 to Congress to learn more about how people spread hate online, which is a good first step toward preventing further shootings.

Opinion | Smollett case overshadows truth of hate crimes

Opinion | Smollett case overshadows truth of hate crimes

By Mackenzie Oster, Staff Columnist

March 6, 2019

Smollett’s publicity stunt is disrespectful to those who have had to face such violent discrimination, and this case is not worthy of the headlines and publicity that encompass it.

FBI explores the roots of hate crimes at Lawrenceville meeting

FBI explores the roots of hate crimes at Lawrenceville meeting

By Neena Hagen, Senior Staff Writer

January 29, 2019

“We’ve seen a really disturbing trend in Pittsburgh in the last 6 months with hate-related incidents,” Dave Breingan, the executive director of Lawrenceville United, said.

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