TITLE

Congress unanimously passes Church Arson Bill

PUB. DATE
July 1996
SOURCE
Jet;7/15/96, Vol. 90 Issue 9, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the United States Congress has unanimously passed the Church Arson Bill that increase the penalties for church arsons. Inclusion of racially motivated fires; Maximum prison sentence; Additional federal funding to federal law enforcement for the implementation of the would-be law.
ACCESSION #
9607212436

 

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