The only reason you would want to remove a category of people from an anti-lynching bill is so that you have legal permission to lynch them. This group of people want to lynch gays.
Let that sink in.
This is modern America.
A federal anti-lynching bill has aroused the intents of Liberty Counsel Chairman Mat Staver to the point of fascist indignation. He opposes including the words “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” in it. The bill was unanimously passed last month making it a federal crime to lynch people. You know, moral decency. Expected moral decency.
NBC News report:
“The old saying is once that camel gets the nose in the tent, you can’t stop them from coming the rest of the way in,” Staver said in an interview with conservative Christian news outlet OneNewsNow. “This is a way to slip it in under a so-called anti-lynching bill, and to then to sort of circle the wagon and then go for the juggler [sic] at some time in the future.”
Staver told OneNewsNow that his organization, which has been labeled an anti-LGBTQ “hate group” by the Southern Poverty Law Center, is lobbying lawmakers in the House to have them remove the bill’s “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” language before taking a vote.
Similarly, the group encouraged Congress in November to remove language about “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” discrimination from a trade agreement with Mexico and Canada….
Welcome to the crazy dystopian age of 2019…