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Posted By Hatewatch Staff On May 14, 2008 @ 8:59 am In HW headline | 5 Comments
[MO] Two Men Convicted Of Hate Crime Thrill Killing
The Kansas City Star  / May 8, 2008
Kansas City residents Gary Eye, 21, and Steven Sandstrom, 22, were both convicted of randomly shooting to death a homeless black man targeted for the color of his skin in March 2005.
[CA] Public Defender Blames School For Murder Of Gay Student
The Los Angeles Times  / May 8, 2008
The lawyer representing 14-year-old Brandon McInerney, who allegedly shot to death a gay classmate, argued that school officials should have quelled tensions between the two boys rather than allowing the victim to wear feminine accessories and flirt with McInerny.
[MI] Neo-Nazi Leader Schemes To Exploit Ailing Economy
The Livingston Daily Press & Argus  / May 12, 2008
National Socialist Movement commander Jeff Schoep, who relocated the NSM to the Detroit area last December, sees recruitment opportunities in the region’s economic malaise and racial tensions.
[WI] ‘Die, Jew’ Scrawled On Synagogue Doors
The Wisconsin State Journal  / May 5, 2008
Vandals drew three swastikas and wrote “Die, Jew” on the outside door and walls of the Beth Israel Center in Madison.
[GA] ‘Swastika Lawn Mower Man’ Re-Arrested
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution  / May 9, 2008
Steven Whitfield, 31, who was arrested April 16 after he mowed swastikas into his lawn and pointed a rifle at passerby, was taken into custody again for aiming a firearm at a juvenile girl.
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 The Kansas City Star: http://www.kansascity.com/105/story/612170.html
 The Los Angeles Times: http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-oxnard8-2008may08,0,7672260.story
 The Livingston Daily Press & Argus: http://www.livingstondaily.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080512/NEWS01/80512011/1002
 The Wisconsin State Journal: http://www.madison.com/wsj/home/local/284859
 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: http://www.ajc.com/metro/content/metro/stories/2008/05/09/gunguycaught_0510.html?cxntlid=inform_sr
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