Congressman: 'If you don't raise enough stink, there's not a chance of stopping it'
A Texas member of Congress is warning Americans that unless they act
� and act now � the nation soon will have a "hate crimes" law that
actually was written so that it protects pedophiles and others with
alternative sexual orientations such as voyeurism and exhibitionism.
"If you guys don't raise enough stink there's not chance of stopping it," U.S. Rep. Louis GohmertWND columnist Janet Porter. She's the chief of the Faith2Actioncampaign to allow citizens to send overnight letters to members of the U.S. Senate expressing opposition to the plan. said today on a radio program with Christian ministry and has coordinated a
Already well over 2,000 people have utilized the procedures and
more than 200,000 letters have been dispatched to members of the
"It's entirely in the hands of your listeners and people across the
country," Gohmert told Porter. "If you guys put up a strong enough
fight, that will give backbone enough to the 41 or 42 in the Senate to
say we don't want to have our names on that."
WND has reported
multiple times on the developing legislation � a plan that failed under
President George W. Bush when he determined it was unnecessary and most
An analysis by Shawn D. Akers, policy analyst with Liberty Counsel,
said the proposal, formally known as H.R. 1913, the Local Law
Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act bill in the House and S. 909 in
the Senate, would create new federal penalties against those whose
"victims" were chosen based on an "actual or perceived� sexual
orientation, gender identity."
The audio of the interview with Gohmert, who repeatedly has
tried to correct some of the more egregious difficulties he sees in the
bill, has been embedded here: