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  •  Good, send the civil rights workers too. (4+ / 0-)
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    lirtydies, lyvwyr101, serrano, sable

    And send that damn Russell Pearce to jail for hate crimes.

    The reason we hold truth in such respect is because we have so little opportunity to get familiar with it. --Mark Twain

    by Desert Rose on Fri Jun 18, 2010 at 03:23:16 PM PDT

    •  Hate crime statute (0+ / 0-)

      require an underlying crime.  It's a sentencing enhancement for acting with malice based on animosity to a protected class.  Proposing legislation that is enacted and signed into law is not illegal and is protected speech.

      "This world demands the qualities of youth: not a time of life but a state of mind[.]" -- Robert F. Kennedy

      by Loge on Fri Jun 18, 2010 at 05:16:05 PM PDT

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      •  Uh, I was speaking rhetorically (0+ / 0-)

        or metaphorically or whatever.  I have to actually live with this guy running my state.  I realize he's not going anywhere. :>(

        The reason we hold truth in such respect is because we have so little opportunity to get familiar with it. --Mark Twain

        by Desert Rose on Fri Jun 18, 2010 at 05:49:37 PM PDT

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