Check out Ron Paul's recent article regarding hate crime legislation. It is quite clear the the Constitution is being thrown under a truck over and over again. We need a president like Ron Paul. Someone who actually cares about America, the Constitution and our citizen's rights as free individuals.
Article by Ron Paul:
Unconstitutional Legislation Threatens Freedoms
May 7, 2007
Last week, the House of Representatives acted with disdain for the Constitution and individual liberty by passing HR 1592, a bill creating new federal programs to combat so-called “hate crimes.” The legislation defines a hate crime as an act of violence committed against an individual because of the victim’s race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. Federal hate crime laws violate the Tenth Amendment’s limitations on federal power. Hate crime laws may also violate the First Amendment guaranteed freedom of speech and religion by criminalizing speech federal bureaucrats define as “hateful.”
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