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Hate Crimes Bill Goes to Obama for Signature


Society & Culture  (tags: congress, obama, politics, ethics, gayrights, law, government, rights, americans, crime, culture, society, usa )

AWAY AWHI
- 3557 days ago - cnn.com
The Senate passed groundbreaking legislation Thursday that would make it a federal crime to assault an individual because of his or her sexual orientation or gender identity.



   

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Fiona Ogilvie (562)
Friday October 23, 2009, 7:02 am
It should be sighed immediately, as soon as it reaches Obama;s desk. This is not ground breaking but should have happened many years ago. Thanks, Cal, for keeping us aware of these things.
 

Lloyd H (46)
Saturday October 24, 2009, 6:11 pm
Thanks for the update, but I will believe it when I see it, it is after all just another chance for Obama to turn his back on the LGBT community as he has so consistently done since he put the mouthpiece of Homophobia Rick Warren in the lime light at his Inauguration, the repeal of DOMA, the repeal of DADT and his pathetic scraps from the table partnership rights fo Federal employees.
 

David B (34)
Sunday November 1, 2009, 8:47 pm
thanks Cal. so long overdue,and still there is hesitation!we are such a sad race
 
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