Still A Problem, But Overall Hate Crimes DropNew numbers from the FBI show a drop in hate crimes across the nation. The FBI reports there were 6,200 incidents in 2011, down from over 6,600 the year before.
Report: Rise In Hate Crimes Against GaysA new report says hate crimes against homosexual Americans are on the increase. But in Michigan, the number of incidents is declining.
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