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Lawmaker introduces bill to create CA registry of hate crime offenders

California lawmaker introduces legislation proposing a hate crime registry.

January 5 marks the first day of the California Legislative Session and Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra (D-San Fernando Valley) put forth a bill that would require the names of people convicted of hate violence, and their crimes, to be made public via a California Hate Crimes Registry.

The identity of the victims would remain confidential.

Los Angeles gay couple's home vandalized in apparent hate crime

Police investigate a house that was vandalized with anti-gay slurs.

A gay couple’ home was the scene of homophobic vandalism on Tuesday night, and police are investigating it as a hate crime.

The suburban home located in Van Nuys, California, was subject to broad vandalism which included the spray painting of homophobic slurs, bleach poured on the carpets and broken pipes.

San Diego gay businesses rocked by threatening, homophobic hate mail

At least two gay-owned establishments in the heart of San Diego's LGBT community have been threatened in rambling, hand-written letters from a person who only identifies himself as "Eddie 777 Servant and messenger of the God Yahweh."

Brooklyn man badly beaten in possible hate crime

“Someone started screaming, ‘Hey you, f-----. I turned around and gave him a look like, ‘What the hell?’ and the next thing I know the guy starts punching me in the face.”