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HR 35 - Emmett Till Antilynching Act - National Key Vote

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Title: Emmett Till Antilynching Act

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits lynching and establishes the corresponding criminal penalty.

Highlights:

 

  • Amends Chapter 13 of title 18 of the United States Code to add the crime of lynching under hate crime acts (Sec. 3).

  • Specifies that whoever conspires to commit a hate crime prohibited by the Civil Rights Act of 1968 may be imprisoned for up to 10 years (Sec. 3).

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