"No person should have to fear being attacked for who they are,..."--- I agree that hate crimes need to be reported; however; I find it
truly sad that churches and religious groups are focusing only on those hate
crimes affecting religion (at least that's how it appears from this
article).Religious organizations could help tremendously if they
would stop demonizing *everyone*. Muslims, Jews, Women, LGBT, Blacks, etc.
Many religious organizations still discriminate against and demonize these
groups regularly.It bears repeating (quoted from the article):
"No person should have to fear being attacked for who they are,..."