by The College Fix:
Hate-crime hoaxes had a banner year
During the 2016-17 school year, campuses across the nation were plagued by numerous hate crime reports — but so many turned out to be fake.
Often, students confessed to fabricating the incident or submitting a baseless report after police found no evidence. Sometimes they refused to even cooperate with police, making an investigation impossible. Other times officers caught the “victims” red-handed in their own web of lies.
Many examples were inspired by students trying to create and push the narrative of a spike in hate crimes after Donald Trump was elected president.
Here are some of the most outrageous examples from campuses and college students over the past school year. read more
by: the Common Constitutionalist
Yesterday Salon.com reported that a letter was sent to three California Mosques threatening violence against Muslims.
The report stated that, “the same handwritten, photocopied letter was sent last week to the Islamic Center of Long Beach, the Islamic Center of Claremont and the Evergreen Islamic Center in San Jose.”
The letter, addressed to “the children of Satan,” begins by describing “You Muslims” as being “vile and filthy people,” but, “your day of reckoning has arrived. There’s a new sheriff in town – Donald Trump,” and he will “cleanse America and make it shine again. And, he’s going to start with you Muslims.” It is signed by “Americans for A Better Way.”
These are indeed some serious threats – so serious that the police, the FBI or other law enforcement should have been the first to be notified. This would the logical approach after receiving such a menacing correspondence. You would think so, but no. read more