Human Rights First Praises Final Passage of Hate Crimes Prevention Legislation

 Washington, DC – Praising House passage of the Matthew Shepard Hate Crimes Prevention Act, legislation that was included in the Department of Defense authorization bill, Human Rights First noted the victory sets the stage for renewed U.S. influence to combat hate crimes abroad. The bill is expected to gain Senate approval next week.

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Published on October 8, 2009

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