Learning Objectives

After you read this chapter, you will be able to:

15.1 Discuss some of the key issues pertaining to hate crime, such as the definition, various hate groups, and the type of legislation passed to address such offenses.
15.2 Describe the various forms and rates of multicide in the United States.
15.3 Distinguish terrorist activities from more conventional forms of criminal activities.
15.4 Describe homeland security, such as its origins and organizational structure.
15.5 Discuss the pros and cons of policy solutions addressing gun violence in the United States.