Originally Posted by Prodigal19
Does it really matter? Out of the Mathew Shepard situation came a lot of good awareness around homophobia. Out of it came the Mathew Shepard foundation and other similar organizations that gave support to young LGBT people that needed it. Lives have been saved because of it. What good does sullying the situation do?
Lance Armstrong effect.
I personally feel that hate crime legislation is bad. Much like creating a false idol to push your agenda.