The Democrats’ ‘Anti-Lynching’ Bill Wasn’t Really about Lynching
Congressional Democrats conjuredup the scary of lynching, which is currently versus federal law and prohibited in every state, to pass a fretting extension of hate-crime laws.
NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE I n every state in the Union, it is a criminalactivity with serious penalty to engage in lynching. It must be. Lynching is a dreadful criminaloffense and must be penalized to the max level of the law.
Notably, it is tough to get information for lynchings past 1968 since they have not, fortunately, been a substantial criminalactivity over the last half century. Texas seen one of the worst in current memory – the harsh 1998 dragging death of James Byrd in Jasper, Texas, for which 2 of his killers were appropriately put to death, and another sentenced to life in jail.
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