• Hate Crimes Matthew Shepard
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    Hate Crimes: Recognizing, Preventing, Eliminating "As powerful a tool as the Net can be in spreading hate, it can be equally powerful in exposing the hate," writes Rick Goldberg in an essay in HateWatch, one of the leading monitors of racist and homophobic activity on the internet. While it is easy to dismiss groups that wage on those of the "deceived Hell- bound estate... ." the majority of hate sites today affect a veneer of sophistication and supplicity that complement their often artful page...
  • Matthew Shepard Mckinney Henderson Line
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    Matthew Shepard Case Brief Facts: Twenty one year old, University of Wyoming college student, Matthew Shepard, died October 12, 1998 at 12: 53 a. m. after spending five days in a comma due to massive injuries and head trauma in a robbery and hate crime assault (Matthew Shepard, 2000 [on-line]). Matthew Shepard met Aaron McKinney (22) and Russell Henderson (21) of Laramie in a local bar called Fireside Lounge. McKinney and Henderson had been drinking. The two led Shepard to believe they were gay ...
  • Mathew Shepard People Gay Stuff
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    I think that Mathew Shepard was a good person. That stupid church guy that said gays are evil, Matt's in hell, and stuff like that are the "evil people. It's not evil to be gay. All that stuff religious people say about gays is nothing that really is true. The religious people take in everything that the bible says about everything so hard. The bible wasn't even written by god. The people that beat Matthew up were just raised to hate gays. It's not right to kill a gay person for hitting on you,...
  • Didn't Speak People Matthew Gay
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    One would think that the story of Matthew Shepard would bring people together over a tragic event. On the contrary, Matthew Shepard's death seemed to pull the nation apart, due to people's conflicting points of view. Should Matthew's heartbreaking death be seen as any other killing, or should everyone take it upon himself or herself to be responsible for what happened to Matthew? When reading the article "Blood on our Hands", I believe that the writer had a strong position about his argument. Ph...