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A Marine Attacked an Iraqi Restaurant. But Was It a Hate Crime or PTSD? – The New York Times

A veteran of the Iraq war has been charged with a felony-level hate crime after attacking a man in an Iraqi restaurant. The retired Marine says that he is suffering from PTSD, but prosecutors say it was a hate crime against Iraqis. Read mor…
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Mentally Ill Could Be Charged With “Hate Crime” Under Proposed Bill – North Carolina Health News

A proposed "Blue Lives Matter" bill in North Carolina has some mental health professionals concerned. HB 181 includes a section that would classify assault against emergency personnel—law enforcement officers, emergency medical technicians,…