(720 ILCS 5/12-7.6)
(a) A person commits cross burning when he or she, with the intent to
intimidate any other person or group of
persons, burns or causes to be burned a cross.
(b) Sentence. Cross burning is a Class A misdemeanor for a first offense and
Class 4 felony for a second or subsequent offense.
(c) For the purposes of this Section, a person acts with the "intent to
when he or she intentionally places or attempts to place another person in fear
injury or fear of damage to that other person's property.
(Source: P.A. 96-1551, eff. 7-1-11