TITLE

Hate crimes heads for possible senate vote

AUTHOR(S)
Roehr, Bob
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Gay & Lesbian Times;7/12/2007, Issue 1020, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the Matthew Shepard hate crimes legislation is heading for possible senate vote in the U.S. A strategy of passing the bill as an amendment to the Defense Department appropriations bill was used by the supporters due to the difficulty of getting a separate piece of legislation on the Senate calendar. According to Wade Henderson, president of the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, the measure would expand coverage of federal hate crimes laws.
ACCESSION #
26060064

 

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