A Look at Hate Crimes Cases and Convictions by StateA 2009 hate crimes law meant to make federal prosecutions easier has resulted in relatively few convictions nationwide. An Associated Press analysis using data gathered by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse at Syracuse University show that 47 people nationwide have been prosecuted using the law, with 37 convictions.
Florida Had 124 Hate Crimes In 2013Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi says the state had 124 reported hate crimes in 2013.
7 Arrested On Hate Crime, Conspiracy Charges Seven people, with ties to what Florida law enforcement officials called a white supremacist and known domestic terrorist organization, were arrested on felony conspiracy and hate crime charges in a FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force operation.

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