Slaying of Blaze Bernstein might be hate crime, parents say as new details emerge -
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Man accused of killing Penn student charged with a hate crime - 08 Aug 2018
Officials discovered Woodward, 20, belonged to a neo-Nazi group, and they believe he killed 19-year-old Blaze Bernstein for being gay. "A hate crime enhancement based on sexual orientation is appropriate due to the evidence developed by looking at ...
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Penn Student's Murder Enhanced as Hate Crime

Jewish Exponent - 15 Aug 2018
The Orange County District Attorney's Office in California announced a hate crime enhancement to the charges against Samuel Lincoln Woodward, 21, who allegedly killed University of Pennsylvania student Blaze Bernstein, 19, in January. Woodward is ...
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Blaze Bernstein murdered because he was gay, OCDA says

KABC-TV - 03 Aug 2018
The Orange County district attorney said the murder of Lake Forest college student Blaze Bernstein was a hate crime. (KABC). SHARE. share · tweet · share · email. Thursday, August 02, 2018. Related Topics: murderhate crimecourt caseman killedbody ...
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Pearls of Wisdom

Jewish Journal - 17 Aug 2018
'What if' he was still alive — becomes our call to action,” writes Jeanne Pepper, the mother of Blaze Bernstein, the Jewish college student from Orange County who was killed on Jan 9. Other contributors this year include Jewish transgender activist ...
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Wake Up Weather With Danielle (Aug. 3)

CBS Los Angeles - 27 Jul 2018
Blaze Bernstein's Parents Spread Message Of Love As Son's Alleged Killer Is Charged With Hate CrimeJeanne and Gideon Bernstein told KCAL9's Stacey Butler if they can turn one bigot into someone who loves all people it would be a gift. Beauty Queen ...
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#AM_Equality Tipsheet: August 07, 2018

Human Rights Campaign (blog) - 07 Aug 2018
GAY COLLEGE STUDENT MURDERED IN CALIFORNIA IN SUSPECTED HATE CRIME: Samuel Woodward has been charged with a hate crime sentencing enhancement for the murder of 19-year-old University of Pennsylvania student Blaze Bernstein.
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One Year After Charlottesville, We Cannot Lean Into Fear

Forward - 10 Aug 2018
In the year since Charlottesville, we have seen a rise in hate crimes against Jews, most notably the murder of Blaze Bernstein. We've also witnessed a rise in brutal hate policies against trans folx, immigrants — particularly Latinx immigrants ...
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Former classmate charged with murder in death of Blaze Bernstein

Los Angeles Times - 17 Jan 2018
Woodward had "abrasions, scratches and dirt on his hands," cleaned the car that he used the night he picked up Bernstein and visited the crime scene "days after the murder," Orange County Dist. Atty. Tony Rackauckas said at a news conference Wednesday.

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