Tag: hate crimes

Let’s hear it for Laura Lee Bishop!

Laura Lee Bishop is a pop/CW singer from Gilmer, Texas, who records on the Tommy Boy/AM:Racket label. As you can see from the video above, she is a pretty young woman with a really nice voice who, like other young female pop/CW...

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2nd suspect gets 10 years in Reno hate crime

The victim of a brutal anti-gay hate crime in East Texas last fall said Wednesday he was “grateful and comforted” after the second of three suspects in the attack was sentenced to 10 years in prison this week. Micky...

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Texas’ hate crimes law still largely unused

Nearly five years ago, shortly after joining the Voice, I wrote this in-depth story about how Texas’ hate crimes statute is rarely used by prosecutors. This weekend, the Austin American-Statesman reported that little has...

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