Liberals claim they want to somehow abolish prejudice, yet, they really need the power of the law to use against those who violate “politically correct thinking.” The first victim of hate crimes legislation will be freedom of speech. Undoubtedly sodomites will use the law to persecute pastors who speak out from the pulpit calling homosexuality a sin. Similar laws in other nations have already resulted in the conviction of so-called “bigots.”
In Oct, 2007, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill, “Violent Radicalization and Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act of 2007,” that criminalizes American citizens who exercise their Constitutional right of dissent by a huge majority. The vote was held under a suspension of the rules to cut debate short and pass the bill, needing a two-thirds majority. The totals were 404 Ayes, 6 Nays, 22 Present/Not Voting.
It is becoming painstakingly clear that liberals in our government are attempting to persuade the American people that any action that conflicts with their collectivist policies will be labeled a “hate crime” and punishable by the federal government. All the while, they promote the very “hate” they say they are combating.
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