WASHINGTON — Hate crimes directed against a person’s religion decreased in 2007, according to the FBI’s 2007 Hate Crime Statistics. In 2006, the FBI reported 1,597 hate crimes motivated by a religious bias. That figure dropped to 1,477 in 2007, according to the report. Of the religiously based hate crimes, attacks against Jews rose from 64 percent in 2006 to…
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