Rise Seen in Hate Crimes, Yet Reporting Methods Seen as Inadequate

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Rise Seen in Hate Crimes, Yet Reporting Methods Seen as Inadequate

By all accounts, hate crimes are rising in the United States. From an increase in the number of attacks on hijab-wearing Muslim women to threats made against Jewish community centers earlier this year, all indications suggest hate-motivated offenses are on the rise. But their true extent remains a puzzle, in part because of poor data collection.…