I was speaking to my Dad about this earlier..
Originally posted by Carreau
Hate crime, is there such a thing as a "Love" crime?
If it is illegal to commit murder, why should it be MORE illegal to murder a certain type of person? If assault, rape, ect are already illegal, why should there be a harsher punishment if the crime is committed against a protected special group? Are some lives more important than others?
Two people have been arrested over an assault on an emo teenager - a week after police began recording attacks on subculture members as hate crimes.
Greater Manchester Police (GMP) is the first force in the UK to register such offences.
A 16-year-old boy describing himself as an emo was assaulted in Ashton town centre on Monday, officers said.
A 14-year-old boy and a 44-year-old man from Manchester have been arrested on suspicion of assault.
They have been released on police bail pending further inquiries.