“I received nearly five times as many calls, emails and letters from opponents of [the hate crimes bill] as I did from its supporters."
- Rep. Joe Donnelly
(D-IN) after voting against
Don't let the Senate take 5 on hatecrimes!
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Have you watched this new video yet? Since it was released, we’ve topped 200,000 letters to the Senate in support of a federal hate crimes law.But according to staffers at the U.S. Senate, opponents of the Matthew Shepard Act are still beating us five to one in emails, calls, and letters.Five to one. Not good. Can you watch the video, then tell at least FIVE of your friends to do the same?
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You've got to watch this video. Thousands of people are attacked every year because of their sexual orientation, and there's still no federal hate crimes law to protect them. This video is the most powerful statement I've seen on hate crimes, and I couldn't help but pass it on. I think you'll see why.
There's a bill in the Senate right now that would address this heartbreaking problem, and we only have a few weeks until the vote. It would mean a lot to me if you could take a minute to watch the video and write your Senators, and then pass this along to five friends. I really believe none of us can sit this one out. Just go to:
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