Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Federal Hate Crimes Bill Scheduled for Markup

HRC Backstory reports:

This afternoon, the U.S. House Judiciary Committee issued an official notice that the federal hate crimes bill, the Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2009 (H.R. 1913), is scheduled for a full committee markup this week. The markup on the hate crimes bill will begin on Wednesday, April 22 at 10:15 a.m. in 2141 Rayburn House Office Building.

Check out www.FightHateNow.org for background information and to send a message to your congressional representatives in support of the bill.

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