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Legislative FAIL

Posted: Wed Mar 31, 2010 2:33 pm
by HoodedMan

Lawmakers in Oklahoma thought they’d figured out a way to exempt the state from enforcing the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Act, which added protections based on sexual orientation and gender identity to the federal hate crimes act. But thanks to “a legislative error,” the Oklahoma senate has instead passed a bill that sidesteps protections based on race and religion.

You HAVE to read this article: ... Hate_Bill/

Hey, here's an idea. How about legislators actually READ and comprehend the bills for which they're voting? It's a crazy notion, I know. People SHOULD be embarrassed.

Legislative FAIL

Posted: Wed Mar 31, 2010 4:10 pm
by puppygirl
:doh! Oh man ...