bias crime

Definition of "bias crime"
  1. A criminal act driven partly or entirely by the perpetrator's prejudice towards the victim's race, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or ethnicity/national origin, often referred to as a hate crime
How to use "bias crime" in a sentence
  1. His actions were considered a bias crime due to his known prejudiced beliefs.
  2. In the face of all the evidence, it was clear it was a bias crime targeting the religious community.
  3. Given the attacker's hateful rhetoric and attitudes, the assault was classified as a bias crime.

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