Hate Crimes

GILLETTE (WNE)  — Amendments to the proposed hate crime ordinance have been put forth ahead of its third reading before the Gillette City Council, which is scheduled to take place Tuesday night.   The suggested changes were drafted with input from Councilman Jim West and may be considered by...
GILLETTE — Gillette City Council members and many others in the community are divided over a proposed hate crime ordinance, evidenced by the turnout and comments made at a City Council meeting Tuesday night.   Residents packed the city council chambers to speak on the proposed city law, which would...
CHEYENNE — Members of Better Together, Braver Angels of Laramie County, Love & Compassion and other local organizations gathered at Laramie County Community College on Tuesday to hear about the U.S. Department of Justice’s goal to encourage hate-crime reporting in Wyoming.   The gathering was a...
Hate crime bills draw support; state lawmakers vote to draft legislation after emotional testimony   By Victoria Eavis Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER – State lawmakers voted Tuesday to pursue expanded hate crimes protections in Wyoming, after hearing impassioned testimony...

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