Reject the 'hate crimes' bill

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Author(s) Peter Sprigg
Source The Washington Times
Date August 10, 2007
Quotes-start.png "Of course, there were differences in the facts and circumstances of the two cases. Nevertheless, to look at them side-by-side is to see the inherent inequity in the concept of "hate crimes." Matthew Shepard did not deserve to die. But neither did Cindy Dixon. Yet under "hate crimes" laws, Matthew Shepard would be entitled to greater protection than Cindy Dixon." Quotes-end.png

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This item argues against the position Act should be passed on the topic Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2007.