Hate crimes should not even be a thing. A crime is a crime. For example, an assault is hateful, but more importantly assault is a crime. It doesn’t matter the religion of the victim, sexual orientation, race or anything else. Assaulting someone, regardless of those things is a crime. Period. Hate is not a crime by itself. So no, further protections are not needed. Crimes are crimes and those crimes are punishable offensives by those who commit them.