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Dem introduces anti-racial
profiling bill one year after
Trayvon Martin´s death

The Hill [Washington, DC], by Pete Kasperowicz

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 2/27/2013 1:47:39 PM

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) on Tuesday proposed an anti-racial profiling bill to mark the one-year anniversary of the shooting death of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin. Norton´s bill, H.R. 838, would let states apply for federal grants to create programs aimed at reducing racial profiling. These programs could include instituting anti-racial profiling laws, maintaining data on traffic stops to check for racial bias, and training law enforcement officers. "The Trayvon Martin tragedy did not involve a law enforcement officer, but his death reminded the country that racial profiling discrimination remains largely unaddressed," Norton said.

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It just never ends. And it has worsened with the arrival of Barack Hussein 0bama.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: lydwho, 2/27/2013 1:55:07 PM     (No. 9199283)

Someone should introduce an "anti-ugly bill" and that would eliminate this worthless woman!!!!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: aasilver, 2/27/2013 2:03:08 PM     (No. 9199293)

...and the worst racial profilers are African -Americans like this ignorant woman.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 2/27/2013 2:11:01 PM     (No. 9199308)

It´s a good thing that words now mean whatever you want them to mean or Ms.E.H.N. might risk looking less than brilliant.

Why don´t my political representatives mirror my views as accurately as she does for her´s ???

(Hint: Because they would be in jail.)

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Pearson365, 2/27/2013 2:12:03 PM     (No. 9199310)

Wonderful! Let´s make the cops even more reluctant to stop cars for speeding, drunk driving and auto theft because the driver is a protected minority. Perhaps blacks and Hispanics should be provided with a day-glow rear view mirror sign similar to the handicap signage that dangles from the mirror of grandad´s Buick. Or, a unique license plate with an image of Obama. These signs and plates would allow police to spend their time on serving tickets to the majority drivers rather than filling out federal forms that monitor arrests.



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Reply 5 - Posted by: KTWO, 2/27/2013 2:18:49 PM     (No. 9199325)

"........H.R. 838, would let states apply for federal grants...."

All you need to know. Spend more money.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: jackburton, 2/27/2013 2:18:49 PM     (No. 9199326)

Hey, let´s apply this to jobs, contracts, bank loans...

...you know, we´re not going to ask what ´race´ you are and we´re not going to keep track.

Is that what they mean?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Teleologicus, 2/27/2013 2:21:56 PM     (No. 9199333)

The slowness of the justice system and the obstinate refusal of public officials to make all the facts available allows people like Norton to project their own issues into the case and to use it for political purposes. There is no excuse for the incredible delay between the massive publication and sensationalizing of such crimes, and the release of facts and conclusions as to what actually happened. This happens with every single high profile crime.

We still do not know what happened in the Trayvon Martin case. Demagogues have a free hand to make up whatever narratives serve their purpose without fear of factual correction if the facts are otherwise than they claim. This is extremely damaging to the social fabric. I am not sure whose responsibility it is to do something about this -elected officials, it would seem- but someone needs to address the problem. It is not going away. There will be more such incidents, more grandstanding, more fantasy, more projection of pet personal grudges and ideology into them - and as things now stand it will be years or even DECADES before the truth finally emerges. The "burn in" of false narratives does irreparable damage to society that is not undone or erased when, after many years, the whole story is made public.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: dwa, 2/27/2013 2:23:45 PM     (No. 9199337)

Norton is just another dumb racist black who is either too dumb to understand the facts of the situation or is too unethical and racist to admit them

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Reply 9 - Posted by: bighambone, 2/27/2013 10:10:15 PM     (No. 9199996)

What this amounts to is a "Stick your head in the sand" bill.

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