FBI’s New Hate Crime Report Captures an America Changed by Hate

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So the UMC has a stance against hate crimes

Question is, what exactly does the church have to offer the people who commit these crimes that will convince them there is a better way? And just for the record, I am 100% against the designation of "hate crimes" because it elevates a specific class of people above everybody else. When anybody commits a crime against somebody else, there is obviously no love involved. Christianity is about everybody having equal footing in God's eyes. I believe God is equally saddened when he sees people committing crimes against each other, no matter the motive.

betsy 33 days ago

Excellent Point

That the designation of "hate crime" elevates a specific class of people above everybody else. No need for that.

Skipper 30 days ago

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