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FBI: 64 anti-Catholic hate crimes in 2014

November 17, 2015

A total of 70 people were victims of 64 hate crimes motivated by anti-Catholic bias in the US in 2014, according to a report issued by the Federal Bureau of Investigation on November 16.

The report, which lists crimes motivated by the victim’s race, religion, sexual orientation, ethnicity, disability, gender, and gender identity, found that there were 609 anti-Jewish, 154 anti-Muslim, and 25 anti-Protestant hate crimes committed during the same year.


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  • Posted by: Randal Mandock - Nov. 18, 2015 9:14 PM ET USA

    I would like the FBI to publish a list of the Catholic hospitals, crisis pregnancy centers, adoption agencies, and schools that have been forced to close because of the anti-Catholic tax laws enacted by Republicans and Democrats during the last 5 years. Seems like religious persecution to me.