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Hate Crimes Against Latinos Increase by Almost 47% in California

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced that the number of reported hate crimes in California held steady in 2010. In 2010, there were 1,107 hate crime events reported statewide, and in 2009 the number of hate crimes reported statewide was 1,100.

“A crime that is motivated by hate is a crime against all people,” Attorney General Harris said. “We will monitor and prosecute these cases to the fullest extent of the law.”

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