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By Rev. Ted Pike
27 Sep 07
By a vote of 60 to 39 this morning, Sens. Kennedy and Smith’s hate crimes amendment was attached to the defense authorization act. After three days of virtual silence, several Republican senators spoke against the bill within the two hours of debate. Sen. Lindsey Graham briefly argued that, if passed, the President will veto the hate bill and arms bill together, jeopardizing timely support of our troops
Originally posted by Techsnow
Ok so uh.. what does the hate bill say? What does it do? I'm a little stumped here.
(1) IN GENERAL- The Attorney General may award grants to State, local, and Indian law enforcement agencies for extraordinary expenses associated with the investigation and prosecution of hate crimes.
Originally posted by redbarron626
The freedom of speech is guaranteed in the constitution. The freedom to Hate is NOT!