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S.1765 Hate Crimes Against the Homeless Statistics Act of 2009, 111th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Oct 08, 2009 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

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  • 59% of users oppose S.1765

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    59% of users on OpenCongress.org, a free, non-partisan resource, oppose S.1765.
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    Highest Rated User Comments

    • On December 31, 2009, by baylorfrawg - This is ridiculous. You know what would be easier? We should just make a law saying any crime against any person other than a white male (unless you're homosexual or now homeless) is a crime. That way we won't have to keep wasting time and money trying to lump more people into the 'hated' group.

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      As noted by baylorfrawg, a user on OpenCongress.org, on December 31, 2009, "This is ridiculous. You know what would be easier? We should just make a law saying any crime against any person other than a white male (unless you're homosexual or now homeless) is a crime. That way we won't have to keep wasting time and money trying to lump more people into the 'hated' group."
    • On January 04, 2010, by jrreich - Amen, furthermore it is ridiculous that the perceived motive of a crime somehow makes the crime more or less egregious. Is a victim of a non-hate crime any less of a victim?

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      As noted by jrreich, a user on OpenCongress.org, on January 04, 2010, "Amen, furthermore it is ridiculous that the perceived motive of a crime somehow makes the crime more or less egregious. Is a victim of a non-hate crime any less of a victim?"
    • On January 18, 2010, by Anonymous - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=et042-Ii__U

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      As noted by Anonymous, a user on OpenCongress.org, on January 18, 2010, "http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=et042-Ii__U"

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Penny Hill Press » Blog Archive » Hate Crime Legislation - December 13, 2010 by Penny Hill Press - Senator Benjamin Cardin introduced an identical bill (S. 1765). On several occasions, the Senate Judiciary Committee was scheduled to mark up this bill during the 111th Congress, but consideration of this bill was postponed. ...

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      As noted by Penny Hill Press on December 13, 2010, "Senator Benjamin Cardin introduced an identical bill (S. 1765). On several occasions, the Senate Judiciary Committee was scheduled to mark up this bill during the 111th Congress, but consideration of this bill was postponed. ..." (http://www2.pennyhill.com/?p=13660)
    • Defense Legislation: Hate Crime Legislation - December 13, 2010 by Defense Legislation - Senator Benjamin Cardin introduced an identical bill (S. 1765). On several occasions, the Senate Judiciary Committee was scheduled to mark up this bill during the 111th Congress, but consideration of this bill was postponed. ...

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      As noted by Defense Legislation on December 13, 2010, "Senator Benjamin Cardin introduced an identical bill (S. 1765). On several occasions, the Senate Judiciary Committee was scheduled to mark up this bill during the 111th Congress, but consideration of this bill was postponed. ..." (http://defense-legislation.blogspot.com/2010/12/hate-crime-legislation.html)
    • Hate Crimes and Violence against People Experiencing Homelessness - December 01, 2010 by Stone Soup Station - S. 1765, a companion bill introduced in the U.S. Senate by Senator Benjamin Cardin (D-MD) and 11 co-sponsors, which seeks to amend the Hate Crimes Statistics Act to include crimes against the homeless. ...

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      As noted by Stone Soup Station on December 01, 2010, "S. 1765, a companion bill introduced in the U.S. Senate by Senator Benjamin Cardin (D-MD) and 11 co-sponsors, which seeks to amend the Hate Crimes Statistics Act to include crimes against the homeless. ..." (http://stonesoupstation.blogspot.com/2010/12/hate-crimes-and-violence-against-people.html)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • In a Season of Compassion, Let's Stop Hate Killings of the Homeless - December 20, 2009 by Huffington Post (blog) - We can also support legislation known as the Hate Crimes Against the Homeless Statistics Act (S. 1765) which has been placed on the Senate Judiciary ...

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      As noted by Huffington Post (blog) on December 20, 2009, " We can also support legislation known as the Hate Crimes Against the Homeless Statistics Act (S. 1765) which has been placed on the Senate Judiciary ... " (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/brian-levin-jd/in-a-season-of-compassion_b_399314.html)
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