Category Archives: Hate Crimes
Call toll free 1-877-851-6437 or toll 1-202-225-3121. Tell your representatives: “Please don’t vote for the federal hate crime bills H.R. 256 or H.R. 262. Hate laws have taken away freedom in Canada and many European countries.” [111th Congress Contact Links]
Hate Bills Introduced Into Congress!
By Rev. Ted Pike — MP3
The federal hate crimes bill was reintroduced Wednesday by Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee. It is now titled The David Ray Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2009, H.R. 256, and is a condensed version of the longer Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act, H.R. 1592 (which failed to gain final approval from Congress last year). Jackson-Lee also submitted a new companion bill, The David Ray Richardson Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2009, H.R. 262. This bill will permit federal involvement in states to “prevent” hate crimes and assist hate crimes victims.
Both bills will authorize unprecedented intervention in states’ rights. H.R. 256 is the most dangerous. It will transform America into a national hate crimes bureaucracy and end free speech, as has happened in Canada. Continue reading