What ensued? A boring experience involving rooms with no windows, strangers with very strong opinions and strange snack habits, and a dead cockroach that I would come to know as Miriam.
Nearly every county in our nation has a domestic abuse shelter in it, a place where women can go to stay safe. But what most don’t have is a legal department.
Hate crimes statutes focus not on intent, but on motivation. And this interferes with a fundamental precept of American law: your right to be wrong.