Show my your papers! - There's an article on a proposed hate crimes bill that Christians need to read.
Diss a 'gay'? Go to jail! Activists warn Christians targeted under new 'hate crimes' proposal...
The language is in a new proposal pending in Congress, H.R. 254, or the David Ray Hate Crimes Prevention Act. That, according to Rev. Ted Pike, of the National Prayer Network, starts out with a federal police state enforcement of "anti-hate" laws but would, as it has in other parts of the world, "lead inexorably to the end of free speech."
The plan, proposed by Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee, D-Texas, is "stealth legislation at its most devious," Pike has written in a campaign to alert people to the potential problems.
Be sure to read the full article.
You can read bill H. R. 254 at this link.
What's so bad about hate crimes legislation? The point of it is to stop hate crimes -- that's good, right? A new bill is pending in the House Judiciary Committee that empowers the federal government to "prevent and respond to alleged violations." This reminds me of a California bill (1785), the innocuously titled School Safety and Violence Protection Act, which begins teaching tolerance in kindergarten and trains teachers and other school staff to identify students with the potential for displaying discriminatory behavior to single them out for appropriate counseling. Key point to know: the parents don't have to know their kids have been assigned to tolerance counseling. But that's just liberal California...
Let me give you a few examples of how hate crime legislation has been enforced around the world:
Be sure to read it all.