Thursday, October 22, 2009

Good News At Last!

I am delighted to report that the Senate and House have passed the Matthew Shepard Hate Crimes Act, which expands the federal hate crime laws to cover violence based on disability, sexual orientation, and (hallelujah!) gender identity. Now it just awaits the President's signature, and all indications are that he will sign. Now THAT'S change we can believe in!

Here's the link:;jsessionid=7957B8747B6A517D0EA38031B64D0D97.live7ib


  1. Anonymous11:27 PM

    i had not heard that, very good to hear. that story ripped my heart out.