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House Adds Hate Crimes Protections For People With Disabilities!


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Susan
- 3297 days ago - disabilityscoop.com
Violent crimes based on a person's disability would become federal hate crimes offenses under legislation approved by the House of Representatives Thursday. People with disabilities are 50 percent more likely to experience nonfatal violent crime.



   

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