Is Vandalizing Columbus Statue a ‘Hate Crime’?

Jonathon M. Seidl The Blaze 10/12/2010

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (The Blaze/AP) — A statue of Christopher Columbus in Providence, R.I. was doused in red paint and a sign reading “murderer” was hung around its waist over the Columbus Day holiday.

WJAR-TV reports the vandalism was discovered Monday morning.

The statue of a standing and pointing […]