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Bill making violence against gays a hate crime headed to White House

Publié par Clifford Armion le 23/10/2009

James Oliphant

"Reporting from Washington - A bill to make violence against gays and lesbians a federal hate crime cleared the Senate on Thursday and headed to the White House. "The 68-29 vote was a victory for civil rights groups that have long sought to expand the federal statute beyond attacks motivated by religion, race, color or national origin. "The bill, which President Obama is expected to sign, includes penalties for assaults based on a victim's sexual orientation, gender, disability or gender identity." Read on...
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" Bill making violence against gays a hate crime headed to White House", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), octobre 2009. Consulté le 28/09/2020. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/bill-making-violence-against-gays-a-hate-crime-headed-to-white-house