Do you think law enforcement officials take full advantage of the state hate crime law in connection with anti-gay bias crimes?
“No. I don’t think they take advantage of the laws to defend the community. There’s just too much violence.”
“Not at all. Every time something happens there is a big question about whether it is a hate crime. It should be a really simple yes or no.”
“No. They always drop the ball. They don’t fully investigate.”
“I don’t think they do. I don’t see any evidence of it.”
“No. They don’t treat it as a very serious issue.”
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This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition April 6, 2007