In a major strategic shift, Senate Democratic leaders will push the federal hate crimes bill to the floor of the Senate as another amendment to a “must-pass” bill (Washington Blade, www.washblade.com, June 8, 2009, "Senate to Pass Hate Crimes Bill as Amendment"). Widespread Christian/conservative protest has destroyed the bill's chances of going forward as standalone legislation – as happened on April 29 with passage in the House.
Democrats say there will be no hearings and no amendments allowed. There will undoubtedly be a minimum of debate on the floor of the Senate, probably no more than an hour. Clearly, they are in dread of allowing the hate bill to be opened to public scrutiny and Republican attack as the “Pedophile Protection Act.” They will not allow Senate Judiciary Democrats to be asked the same formidable question Republicans put to Democrats six weeks ago in the House Judiciary: “Will you allow an amendment expressly forbidding pedophiles special protection under the hate bill?”|
The only answer Democrats then or now can reply is, “No.” As pro-hate bill Democrat Rep. Alcee Hastings boldly asserted, all members of 547 paraphilias (sexual deviancies) listed by the American Psychological Association, including pedophiles, will be given special treatment under the hate bill, “so that they will no longer have to live in fear because of who they are.”
Democrats have chosen to despise the intense concern and hate bill protest from heartland America. Many concerned citizens assert that S. 909 is very dangerous legislation, poorly understood by Congress; it must be discussed in the open public forum of Senate Judiciary hearings!
Instead, since the Matthew Shepard Prevention Act is so shaky, so unable to withstand scrutiny by the normal legislative process, Democrats now resort to their habitual, under-the-table method of passage: attaching it as “pork” to the underbelly of some (probably unrelated) bill.
Last Congress, Sen. Edward Kennedy attached his hate bill to the Defense Authorization Act. Yet, The Washington Blade tells us Rep. Barney Frank has problems with repeating that scenario: “You get kind of cognitive dissonance,” he says, “when you put [a] liberal amendment on a conservative bill…” That “dissonance” comes from the fact that one and a half years ago rebellious anti-war Democrats and anti-hate bill Republicans refused to grant final passage to the hate bill. Despite approval by both House and Senate, it was ultimately defeated. Frank says memory of that humiliation precludes attaching the hate bill to an arms bill again.
What other pending bill would Democrats consider to host the hate bill? Democrats are not saying. Yet, with mid-term elections next year, they want to pass the “Pedophile Protection Act,” with its nasty stigma of specially protecting rapists of little boys and girls, as soon as possible.
How soon could Sen. Kennedy propose his new hate bill amendment? As soon as Democrats decide on its host legislation. That could happen anytime, with passage of the hate bill within a week.
Also, with today’s shooting spree in the holocaust museum by alleged “racist and anti-Semite” James Von Brunn, Democrats could exploit this or some other horrendous hate crime to hasten passage.
Of one thing we are sure: Senate Democrats, especially in the Senate Judiciary, are bone weary of hearing popular criticism of their “pedophile-protecting hate bill.” They are apprehensive of the rising sophistication of criticism against it and possible declining Senate support. If I were Sen. Patrick Leahy or Sen. Harry Reid, I would try to move it through sooner rather than later. This means YOUR calling of the Senate right now is crucial. Since calling has declined in the past month as a result of Senate Judiciary indecision, it must resume with a vengeance. We must head off the Democrats, moving more quickly than they, prejudicing the entire Senate against this blatant disregard of the will of the people.
Call your state's members of the Senate and all Senators (names on the action page at www.truthtellers.org), 1-877-851-6437 toll free and 1-202-225-3121 toll. Say, “I am calling to protest refusal by Senate Democrats to hold hate bill hearings on S. 909. Instead, they are underhandedly attaching the hate bill as a rider. This shows how weak the pedophile-protecting hate bill is. It can’t withstand normal legislative scrutiny. Please reject this end run around honest due process. Vote NO on S. 909!”
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. Please tell the offices of members of Congress to watch it! Also at www.truthtellers.org, watch our 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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