Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Group: Gay bias killings in US highest since 1999

AP story here.

Jun 16th, 2009 | NEW YORK -- A national advocacy group says the number of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people killed in bias-motivated incidents increased by 28 percent in 2008 compared to 2007.

The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs released its report Tuesday. It says last year's 29 killings is the highest it has recorded since 1999. It documented the same number of slayings then. . . .

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