TITLE

Hate Crimes Expansion Covers Gender, Orientation, Disability

PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
National NOW Times;Spring2010, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the signing into law on October 28, 2009 of the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Junior Hate Crimes Prevention Act (HCPA), which is endorsed by the National Organization for Women (NOW) and extends the existing federal statutes to include criminal prohibitions against bias-motivated crimes.
ACCESSION #
51491596

 

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