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Hate Incidents

Incidents of apparent hate crimes and hate group activities listed here are drawn primarily from media sources. These incidents include only a fraction of the approximately 191,000 reported and unreported hate crimes that a 2005 government report estimated occur annually.

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New Orleans, LA
Jamie Hebert, 20, pled guilty to second-degree battery and to violating Louisiana's hate crime statute for shouting anti-gay slurs and punching a man who was holding hands with another man in the French Quarter in February 2013. Hebert was sentenced to two years on the battery charge and three years on the hate crime charge but the sentences were suspended. Instead, Hebert will spend three years on probation.
Legal Developments
10/29/2013
New Orleans, LA
An anti-gay epithet was painted on a gay activist's residence.
Vandalism
08/02/2013
New Orleans, LA
A group of people allegedly yelled anti-gay slurs at a man who was walking hand-in-hand with another man. The man was then allegedly attacked by Jamie Hebert, 19, who was later charged with second-degree battery and committing a hate crime.
Assault
02/22/2013