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Another Church Burns - Was it a Racially Motivated Fire?

Another Church Burns - Was it a Racially Motivated Fire?

07.01.2015

Under the headline “No Evidence of Hate Crimes in Fires at Black Churches,” the New York Times on June 29 reported, “officials say they have found no evidence that the blazes were hate crimes.”  They have also found no suspects, as of this writing, so the investigations continue.  Some of the fires may have been set by mischievous youngsters armed with wooden clothespins turned into a mechanism that shoots lighted kitchen matches.  But it is simply too early to tell anything, much less decide that there was “no evidence” of a hate crime in any of these fires.

IREHR Applauds Marriage Equality Ruling

IREHR Applauds Marriage Equality Ruling

06.26.2015
The Institute for Research and Education on Human Rights (IREHR) applauds the historic Supreme Court decision affirming marriage equality in all fifty states. It is an important step on our path to equality. IREHR will continue to monitor the activities of those groups and individuals who have pledged resistance and defiance to the Supreme Court's ruling.