A redundant hate law

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Author(s) Rocky Mountain News editorial board
Source Rocky Mountain News
Date May 13, 2007
URL http://www.rockymountainnews.com/drmn/editorials/article/0,2777,DRMN_23964_5534924,00.html
Quotes-start.png "Hatred and bigotry are reprehensible. But they aren't crimes in themselves. And the books are now filled with statutes that punish individuals for behavior that injures other people or damages property. Enhancing those penalties because the perpetrator may be a bigot is an affront to our legal traditions of equal protection under the law." Quotes-end.png

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This item argues against the position Act should be passed on the topic Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2007.