Every year, the FBI releases the Uniform Crime Report based on reports from major local police departments. This is a government run survey that's run the same way every single year. If we can count on gov't employees to do anything, we know there isn't always that high of a standard to do much other than be consistent, which is why this report is so widely accepted and trusted.
I had a hunch when I started this endeavor that I should target marganialized communities with the proliferation of racism apologists, rape apologists, and the like; all decided along the lines of identity politics instead of reality. This is a reality we can't escape however:
An increase in hate crimes (+17%) means those classes of victims are inherently at a higher risk than an average straight white gun bro who's never truly feared for their life or freedom due to how melinated their skin is, how they worship, or what gender/orientation they identify with.
This is why we strive to treat our womxn and LGBTQ+ clientele with the Platinum Rule. Treat others the way they want to be treated, not how I think they should be based on my own self love (gtfo #goldenrule
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