"Hate crime", as a crime in state statutes, is a feature of a totalitarian society.
Democratic societies have only regular crimes and a strong
presumption of innocence until proven guilty, with no thought or
A regular crime must have a victim (different from the accused, and not society at large) that was actually, measurably and willfully harmed by the actions of the accused.
Democratic societies examine motive in establishing
guilt, but do not reduce the state's onus to prove guilt or increase the
penalty based on inferred thought judged to be "hateful".
crime" judicial fabrication is dystopia, plain and simple. No way to
make a healthy society.
The criminal "justice" system must never be designed and used as a state apparatus to socially engineer attitudes, thoughts, and emotions. It must solely provide objectively managed security against disproportionate harm willfully caused by assailants.