Two more federal hate crimes bills could fast-forward this Wednesday in a hearing scheduled by the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime: the Megan Meier Cyberbullying Prevention Act, HR 1966 and the Safe Schools Improvement Act, HR 2262. The first threatens two years in prison just to “intend” to cause “substantial emotional distress” to anyone, including a homosexual, by critical speech over the internet or airwaves. The second outlaws “persistent or pervasive” criticism of homosexuality in America’s public school system if it “adversely affects the ability” of a gay student to attend a school activity.
Last week, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) surged forward after a hearing in the Committee on Education and Labor. Homosexual Reps. Barney Frank and Tammy Baldwin and a host of gay and liberal witnesses overwhelmed Republican opposition. Only one Republican of the 19 committee members, Rep. John Kline, had the courage and arguments to significantly oppose it.
Why were Republicans so unprepared?
On Thursday I called House Judiciary Republican offices to ask if they were receiving protest calls against the four hate bills moving through committees. Virtually all had received “very small” or no protest. Of the ten Republican offices I called, most did not know that ENDA hearings were held the previous day! At least half of the staffers were not even aware of ENDA’s existence. Almost all knew nothing of the other three hate bills.
I spent much of Thursday talking to Republican staffers, itemizing and explaining these four extremely dangerous pieces of freedom-stealing legislation. Shocked to hear about the four bills, the Judiciary expert for one Republican visited www.truthtellers.org with me and skimmed my recent article “Five Hate Bills Surge through Congress.” She said no Judiciary Republican had such a comprehensive understanding of the hate bill threat as was contained in my article.
However, a number of staffers told me Rep. Louie Gohmert had just sent an alert to House Republicans that they will likely see new hate bills moving within the next few weeks. Gohmert’s office told me Friday that he is aware of the upcoming hearings on Wednesday. Gohmert also was reported to have said that, with hearings on the National Defense Authorization Act (with hate bill attached) scheduled to begin this week, Republicans will be making a last-ditch attempt to strip out the anti-free speech language in the hate bill.
More Bungling Ahead?
What will happen Wednesday in the hate bill hearings? Unless patriots alert and energize the six Republicans on the Subcommittee on Crime, possibly unprepared conservatives will again be thrown back by very focused and aggressive liberals and their witnesses.
These Republicans are:
* J. Randy Forbes (Va.)
* Louie Gohmert (Texas)
* Bob Goodlatte (Va.)
* Dan Lungren (Calif.)
* Ted Poe (Texas)
* Tom Rooney (Fla.)
Tell their offices, “Please encourage the Congressman to vigorously oppose the two hate crimes bills to be considered in Wednesday’s crime subcommittee hearing. They are the Megan Meier Cyberbullying Prevention Act, HR 1966 and the Safe Schools Improvement Act, HR 2262.” Also tell them to oppose ENDA, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, HR 3017 and the National Hate Crimes Hotline Act, HR 2684.
Previously, I asked callers to encourage Republicans to oppose “all hate and bias legislation.” That message is no longer enough. Unless you individually list these bills to their offices, the members of Congress may not know they exist!
Call 1-877-851-6437 toll-free or 1-202-225-3121 toll. Want to do more? Call all House Judiciary Republicans, listed HERE on the action page of www.truthtellers.org, as well as your two Senators and House member.
Clearly, people are weary of calling Congress, trying to hold back the unresponsive Democrat juggernaut intent on ending freedom. But we do not even begin to know what real weariness is—the kind of weariness that will come upon us and our children if we give up the fight for freedom. That is the bone-chilling kind of weariness that means cold, starvation, torture and, ultimately, death in the gulags of the new world order.
Watch the dynamic 10-minute educational videos, "Stop the Pedophile-Protecting Hate Bill!, at www.truthtellers.org which explains how the hate bill, S. 909, ends freedom. Also at www.truthtellers.org, watch the gripping 82-minute documentary "Hate Laws: Making Criminals of Christians."
Let the Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith teach you how they have saddled 45 states with hate laws capable of persecuting Christians: http://www.adl.org/99hatecrime/intro.asp.
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America First Books Editor's Note
For those new to this controversy, please link
to the following articles:
Fox News Rips "Pedophile-Protecting" Hate Bill:
...[Fox News anchor Megyn] Kelly interviewed Rep. Steve King, who attempted to amend the hate bill in Judiciary last week to explicitly exclude pedophiles. King reported how Rep. Alcee Hastings, a pro-hate bill Democrat, proudly claimed practitioners of 547 paraphilias listed by the American Psychiatric Association can "live without fear" once the hate bill is passed.
Ms. Kelly also expressed indignation that, while the Democrats acted to protect pedophiles, they rejected Republican efforts to obtain similar special protection for war veterans. Especially in times of unpopular wars, these are common victims of "hate crimes," spit upon or attacked because of who they are -- military defenders of America's freedom...
Alert to Congress Regarding Hate Bills and the False Flag Attack Threat by America First Books publisher William B. Fox. Two-thirds down the web page please find the essay "The Hate Crime Law Concept: It is all very sinister for at least nine major reasons."
Also, earlier on this same page I comment:
Although Rev Ted Pike is completely independent from Captain May and myself in terms of his political and religious views, the threats we address all stem from the same corrupt power elite. I mention in my concluding remarks below that this elite “would mobilize us into domestic tyranny and foreign wars, while distracting us from economic depression and the groups that brought it about.”
This is the real problem, not the lack of more “hate crime” laws. If anything, we need even more freedom of speech to speak truth to power, sort out our problems, and develop peaceful strategies to handle high level malefactors. This is why we urgently need for members of Congress to not only take a principled stand and stop all hate crime legislative initiatives, but to also roll back all the existing hate crime laws currently on the books.
Hate crime laws actually pose a major national security threat. They condition Americans to feel that certain types of thought are inherently immoral or illegal, even if they do not result in any form of violence or infringement on the rights of others.
In our articles related to false flag attacks, Capt. Eric H. May and I have discussed strong evidence that Mossad-CIA was behind 9-11, the mere "thought" of which would some day be outlawed once hate crime oversight bureaucracies become firmly implanted in America. We can expect government hate crime overwatch entities to experience the usual cancerous growth and abuse of power that libertarian writer and Presidential candidate Harry Browne described in his classic book Why Government Doesn't Work.
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