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Snapshot: Hate Crime in America, by the Numbers

The SPLC has a map listing the groups active in each state. Matthew Shepard, a gay student at the University of the Wyoming, was beaten, tortured and left to die in October 1998 by two men who tied him to a fence, where he wasn’t found until the next day.

Gay student: Catholic school should relent on Matthew Shepard scholarship

Bishop Martin Amos in Davenport, Iowa, overruled school officials last week, saying he would not allow the Des Moines-based Eychaner Foundation to present its Matthew Shepard Scholarship to Fuller because the group’s support of gay rights conflicts with ...

Why #98 –Jason Collins’ jersey– made Matthew Shepard’s mother cry

The parents of hate-crime victim Matthew Shepard talked about NBA player Jason Collins' coming out. "It made me cry to know that Matt's story still has an impact," Judy Shepard said. Towards the end of his news conference Tuesday morning, several reporters ...

Judy Shepard rejects Rep. Foxx's apology

During a debate in the House of Representatives Wednesday, Foxx said that the death of Matthew Shepard shouldn't be used to justify a hate crimes bill because it wasn't a hate crime. Foxx said Shepard was killed during a robbery. In a statement released ...

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Matthew Shepard - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Matthew Wayne Shepard (December 1, 1976 – October 12, 1998) was an American student at the University of Wyoming who was beaten, tortured and and left to die near ...

Matthew Shepard Foundation » The Foundation’s Story -

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The Foundation’s Story. The Matthew Shepard Foundation was founded by Dennis and Judy Shepard in memory of their 21-year old son, Matthew, who was murdered in an ...

Matthew Shepard Foundation -

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The Matthew Shepard Foundation is excited to announce that Judy and Dennis Shepard will travel to the Caribbean nations of Trinidad and Tobago and Jamaica in April as ...

New Details Emerge in Matthew Shepard Murder - ABC News

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Six years ago, on a cold October night on the outskirts of Laramie, Wyo., 21-year-old gay college student Matthew Shepard was brutally beaten, tied to a ...