Gov.-elect Pedro Pierluisi has tried to distance himself from the anti-LGBTQ views of his party, but it remains to be seen if he will make curbing anti-LGBTQ discrimination and hate crimes a priority.
"Our communities, especially those most affected by hate crimes such as the Latino community, deserve better," Rep. Sylvia García said.
Latinos commemorated the one-year anniversary of the El Paso shooting by remembering the 23 people that were killed at a Walmart in Texas.
Did shooting suspect Gregory McMichael get special treatment because he had been a longtime investigator at the Brunswick Circuit District Attorney's office?
The numbers from the FBI and the Southern Poverty Law Center reveal that the alarming spike in hate crimes continues to grow across the nation.
“Layla’s sister gave the policemen the video and they found them. That gave me great relief,” said her grandmother. “But it won’t bring my girl back.”
The defendants of the trans women will be processed by federal authorities, presenting a very different legal picture for them than if the case was handled by local authorities.