A case in Omaha is a lucid demonstration of one reason why these laws are going to be dangerous for whites. Consider
Extortion Suspect Might Face More Charges Gary Smollen WOWT.com Jun2, 2009
Apparently some local louts decided to get into the Protection business. They caused damage at local businesses, but one of them was caught. Because some or all of these operations were owned by immigrants, Douglas County Attorney Don Kleine is considering adding a hate crime charge, much to the delight of one of the victims:
Har K. Dev â€¦and a few of the other businessmen want to see a hate crime charge added to Peck's sheet. "He went to this, we are Indian, this Indian store, then they went to Mediterranean, then they went to Chinese and some Koreans, so that proves that it's a hate crime."
Of course what it might prove is that these businesses prefer to deal in cash, but there is a serious implication here.
If an extortionist realizes penalties are higher if he targets a minority business, wonâ€™t that encourage him to target businesses owned by whites instead?
As The Kvetcher says, hate crime legislation is about putting certain social elements in a privileged position. It
makes one personâ€™s blood sweeter than anotherâ€™s.