Originally Posted by DaveM
I'm not sure I understand you.
Hate crime laws make various ethnicity's, sexual orientations, and religions a protected class.
For example: if an overweight child is mocked, terrorized and bullied the law see's that as less severe than doing the same to a person of a religious minority. Both of these examples are hateful and hurtful.
Why prioritize the value of one human being over another?
No they don't. They elevate them to the same status as the protected class in this country.