Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Double Yay on a Wednesday!

Ebay has stopped the creepy pro-life memorabilia auction for Scott Roeder, murderer of Dr. George Tiller, because it violates their policy. Source: Kansas City Star


According to  USA Today  President Obama will be signing into law the The Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act. This law makes assaulting someone based on their sexual orientation, gender identity, or disablity a federal crime. So this new federal law comes not a moment too soon, as a recent incident in Tulsa makes it all too clear that this law is a necessary one. Oklahoma excludes sexual orientation in its own hate crimes law, but thankfully federal law trumps state law.

Now, if we could just add profession to that...

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