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AG Holder Urges New Hate Crimes Law

June 18, 2009  | 

Citing recent killings in Arkansas, Kansas and the nation's capital, Attorney General Eric Holder on Tuesday said new hate crimes law were needed to stop what he called "violence masquerading as political activism."

The attorney general's call for Congress to act came as a civil rights coalition said there has been a surge in white supremacist activity since the election of the first African-American president and the economic downturn.

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ROB ROY @ 6/18/2009 8:52 PM

If this keep's up murder wont be murder anymore, it will be one of a thousand different hate crimes. and the judicial system will just be more chaotic than it is now.

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