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Hate Crime Speech

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I have to disagree with your post. You are right to freedom of speech, but in 2009, Congress passed the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd The, Jr., Hate Crime Prevention Act in which gave the federal government authority to prosecute violent of hate crime to the fullest extent of its jurisdiction. Hate crime can be prosecuted under two circumstances:
(1) the crime was committed because of the actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin of any person or (2) the crime was committed because of the actual or perceived religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability of any person and the crime affected interstate or foreign commerce or occurred within federal special maritime and territorial jurisdiction.
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