WEB EXTRA: Protected groups by state


FILE – In this Oct. 16, 2013 file photo, motorists drive past a newly installed billboard near the intersection of Arkmo Road and Vine Road in Harrison, Ark. The threat of white supremacy has been well known in Arkansas, where various extremist groups have made their home over the decades, but efforts to enact a hate crimes measure have been unsuccessful. The latest push comes from Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson. (Samantha Baker/The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette via AP)

ARKANSAS (KFTA) — Forty-six of the 50 states have a hate crime law in place. The table below shows which groups are protected in each state.

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