Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly New Federal Hate Crimes Law
We discuss the new hate crime law with David Kirkpatrick of the New York Times. Details
Program: Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly
Episode: New Federal Hate Crimes Law
Another gay rights issue that has divided people of faith is hate crime legislation. President Obama signed an expansion of the hate crime law that makes it a federal offense to attack people because of their sexual orientation. Some faith leaders welcomed the hate crime expansion, but others fear it would inhibit religious speech.
Premiere Date: 10/30/2009
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
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