QUESTION: State "hate crime" statutes and verbal aggression.

question / pregunta: 

[Note: I'm submitting this question on behalf of an attendee of the Mid Atlantic Radical Bookfair. I have ideas about how to answer it but it's been a while since I've done legal searching and I know there are experts out there! Contact me with questions and I'll forward them to the asker.]

How many states presently have "hate crime" statutes? Of these, how many cover verbal forms of aggression (e.g., name calling)?

Chart of State Hate Crime Statutes

This url links to a great interactive map from the Anti Defamation League outlining each states hate crime statutes:

It doesn't mention "name calling", but it looks very useful nonetheless.

If you want to contact me with a more specific question about this, feel free.

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