Two people were kidnapped, tortured and murdered while thousands more received threats. In a thrill-seeking hate crime, no precipitating incident need occur.
Those who are involved believe that a particular group or an individual is inferior or are not right in what they do and believe in. Apart from their psychological impacts, violent hate crimes can produce even more violence in the sense that the attacked group might feel obligated to retaliate- making the problem even bigger.
Salvador Psychology 25 Professor Fitzpatrick 02 December, Abstract This paper will explore the long-term effects a hate crime has on the victim and his or her community. Hate can slowly cause the natural process of love peace, and affections of others to oxidation. The research topic is important for the study as it will help us explore the nature of hate violence among victims in the US, especially the minority groups who include African Americans in the country as well as the Hispanic community Stemler, Hate crimes against gay and a lesbian is probably the fastest growing form of hate crime.
One of these types of crimes is hate crimes based on religion. Young people may be especially at risk because they are out and about a lot and may also be involved in gangs.
Although the government passed laws to make everyone equal, some people still discriminate against these groups. In recent years, a common location for thrill-motivated hate crimes has been gay bars, a venue to which hatemongers can travel to locate vulnerable victims. Though these numbers may not seem very severe the problem is there.
While this is true, this kind of prevalence has not been at the forefront of the political, personal, social, etc.