“I have one message for XM Radio bigwigs who rely heavily on pay-to-listen customers, and for shock jocks everywhere: ‘Profiting from hate will cost you the business of thinking consumers,'” says NOW President Kim Gandy.
Posts Categorized: Stopping Violence Against Women
“The passage of this bill is significant to the National Organization for Women because we have fought for the last 15 years for an inclusive law that would protect all of those who were excluded from previous hate crime laws,” said NOW President Kim Gandy.
The National Organization for Women is proud to stand today with Senators Kennedy and Smith they introduce the Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act, a law that will penalize and help to prevent hate-based violent crimes. The most comprehensive hate crimes legislation ever introduced in Congress, this law will finally classify as hate crimes certain violent, criminal acts that are motivated by the victim’s gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or disability.