How do you define a "Hate" crime?

John blueoval at SGI.NET
Thu Feb 8 20:20:00 MST 2001

At 04:29 PM 2/8/01 -0600, Richard wrote:
>If I come out and say that I'm going to kill everyone at company XYZ, that
>makes me a equal opportunity killer, but if I come out and say that I'm
>going to kill all Jews or all Blacks at XYZ, does that make the crime any

         absolutely NOT!

>How do you penalize someone worse for a racially motivated
>killing if the killing were premeditated or first degree murder? Do you
>gas the person twice, send twice as much voltage through his body, or give
>him a double dose of lethal injection?

         Force him to take Janet Reno out to a Ralley's.........

>It seems to me that the problem here is just making sure that the current
>laws of the land are upheld.


John Q.

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