Hate Crime Laws Rarely Used in Transgender Cases

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Each year for the past three years, LGBT advocacy groups have tallied the killings of more than 20 transgender people in the U.S., yet state or federal hate crime laws rarely are used to prosecute the cases, the Associated Press reports. Many LGBT-rights groups are questioning the effectiveness of the laws, saying they sometimes focus too tightly on individual acts without . . .

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