Georgia Bill To Classify Antisemitism As A Hate Crime Falls Short

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Georgia Bill To Classify Antisemitism As A Hate Crime Falls Short

Post by JohnUbele » Thu Mar 30, 2023 12:57 pm

"...Georgia elected officials failed to vote on a bill Wednesday that would have included a working definition of antisemitism into state law, effectively killing the legislation.

The bill HB 30 proposed to include antisemitism as a hate crime and adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition so that state agencies can better determine antisemitic intent when dealing with potential hate crimes, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. After multiple bipartisan attempts to push the bill through, the Senate failed to vote on it before the General Assembly adjourned to end the legislative session.

Republican House Majority Leader Chuck Efstration, one of the bill’s sponsors, expressed his frustration to the Daily Caller News Foundation that the senate failed to pass the bill..."

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Re: Georgia Bill To Classify Antisemitism As A Hate Crime Falls Short

Post by JohnUbele » Fri Mar 31, 2023 5:05 am

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Georgia’s Jewish legislator promises to keep fighting after antisemitism bill fails to come up for a vote
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