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Wed August 6, 2014

Weekend Attack Prompts Calls for Homeless Hate Crime Legislation

The recent beating of a homeless man in Cincinnati is prompting renewed calls for legislation to classify such attacks as hate crimes. Josh Spring, spokesman for the Greater Cincinnati Homeless Coalition says that too often these crimes go unnoticed or unreported. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Mr. Spring if crimes against the homeless are rising. (Get more information about hate crimes against the homeless at http://nationalhomeless.org/new-report-hate-crimes-homeless-2013/ or get in touch with the Greater Cincinnati Homeless Coalition at  www.cincihomeless.org )