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News Roundup for September 26, 2011
Posted By Janet Smith On September 26, 2011 @ 4:04 pm In Anti-LGBT, White Supremacist | 16 Comments
Police in Brooklyn, N.Y., say a 24-year-old man was approached by a man who pretended to have a gun and was robbed of his cell phone. The victim was then asked about his sexual orientation, berated with anti-gay  slurs and sexually assaulted.
Prosecutors say the alleged victim of a hate crime  in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, ignored a subpoena and failed to show up for a preliminary hearing after receiving threats. The judge in the case rescheduled a hearing and ordered the accused released from jail.
Police are investigating a potential hate crime in a West Seattle neighborhood after a man and his partner had their cars vandalized and an anti-gay  message left inside a vehicle.
A Newark, N.J., man has been charged with a hate crime  for allegedly harassing a gay couple who lived next door to him. According to the Essex County prosecutor, Douglas Brown called his neighbors anti-gay slurs, put oil on their home, and slashed tires on their vehicles.
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URLs in this post:
 anti-gay: http://online.wsj.com/article/AP8ad0830672df425191c2078c4dc098a5.html
 hate crime: http://www.kboi2.com/news/local/130434178.html
 anti-gay: http://www.king5.com/news/local/West-Seattle-gay-couple-target-of-alleged-hate-crime-130546613.html
 hate crime: http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2011/09/newark_man_charged_with_hate_c.html