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August 11, 2009

A skeptical take on hate-crimes laws, this time from the left

The independent-media site Alternet argues that "there is little proof that the tougher sentencing that comes with hate crimes legislation prevent violent crimes against minority groups. Meanwhile, the U.S. prison system continues to swallow up more and more Americans at a record pace."

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