The facts are in and you're an idiot. You continue to vote in these 'law and order' assholes and you've managed to turn the greatest country on the planet into a zoo. While the politicians, pharmaceutical CEOs, Big Oil and Wall Street bankers laugh all the way to their offshore bank accounts.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

LEAK: AG Jeff Sessions tells Hate Group he agrees: Homosexuality should be a crime

By Christopher R Rice

Attorney General Jeff Sessions delivered a speech to a known hate group at an event closed to reporters on Tuesday night, but the Department of Justice is refusing to reveal what he said.


Sessions addressed members of the Alliance Defending Freedom, which was designated an “anti-LGBT hate group” by the Southern Poverty Law Center in 2016, at the Summit on Religious Liberty at the Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, in Dana Point, California. 

Sessions told the all white crowd that he "ardently opposed the 2009 Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act." The act extended federal hate crime protections to people victimized because of their sexual orientation, gender or gender identity, or disability. And Sessions promised the group that as Attorney General he "would undermine those protections."

Sessions received a standing ovation when he told those present that "even though the bill passed—now he could effectively neutralize it as attorney general."

The FBI documented a 7 percent increase in hate crimes in 2015. Hate crimes against Muslims spiked 67 percent. But members of the LGBT community are more likely to be the victims of hate crimes than any other group.

“Is a legitimate justifiable reason to punish one rape differently than another rape, simply because someone decided that the first rape was committed out of hate—or actually, because of the gender of the victim?” Sessions asked to a roaring ovation.

The hate crime law in the state of Alabama does not include sexual orientation or gender identity among its protected classes. Most of the state’s police departments also do not report hate crimes to the FBI. In 2015, Alabama, with a population of nearly 4.9 million, reported just 10 hate crimes. Police departments in neighboring Tennessee, with a population of about 6.6 million, reported 221.
Watch Sessions’ floor speech challenging the hate crime act below.

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