Family Research Council’s

Resources and Policy Articles on Hate Crimes Legislation

Hate crimes legislation is really "thought crime" legislation because it penalizes politically-incorrect beliefs, attitudes, and thoughts, rather than actual crimes. FRC abhors violence against anyone, but opposes "thought crime" legislation because it undermines the freedom of speech and religious belief that is at the heart of our democracy. Listed below are several resources produced by FRC that will help you gain a better understanding of this issue: