Anti-Lynching Legislation Archives

Senate passes anti-lynching bill in renewed effort to make it a federal hate crime

February 21, 2019

Two competitors for the 2020 Democratic nomination joined forces Thursday, February 14, 2019 in a renewed effort to pass their anti-lynching legislation. The Senate passed the legislation from California Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris, New Jersey Democratic Sen. Cory Booker and South Carolina GOP Sen. Tim Scott last year, but the House never took up the… [Read More]