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13 House Democrats offer bill demanding
government study on Internet hate speech

The Hill, by Pete Kasperowicz

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Posted By:PChristopher, 1/16/2014 11:28:34 AM

Thirteen House Democrats have proposed legislation that would require the governemnt to study hate speech on the Internet, mobile phones and television and radio. The bill, sponsoed by Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.) and 12 other House Democrats, would look at how those media are used to "advocate and encourage violent acts and the commission of crimes of hate." The Hate Crime Reporting Act, H.R. 3878, is meant to update a 20-year old study from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA). That study, delivered to Congress in 1993, looked at hate speech on radio, TV and computer bulletin boards.

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The study will no doubt find that hate speech is a quality of conservates but not liberals and other hate-baiting communists.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Country Boy, 1/16/2014 11:34:28 AM     (No. 9694372)

OK, Great, they can start with stuff like this:

"Why We Hate George W. Bush"

Daily Kos
Sept 28, 2005
www.dailykos.com/story/2005/09/28/152665/-Why-We-Hate-George-W-Bush

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Reply 2 - Posted by: A Balrog of Morgoth, 1/16/2014 11:35:27 AM     (No. 9694374)

Start with the OFA webpage.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: dukester, 1/16/2014 11:35:56 AM     (No. 9694375)

Yes, indeed. And anything critical of the left or racial and ethnic minorities will be deemed hate speech, and this will be followed by a call to ban it. I can´t say I know these congressmen, but I suspect they represent the hard-core Stalinist left of the party.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Engrpat, 1/16/2014 11:43:09 AM     (No. 9694391)

If these dems what hate speech let me at them, they ain´t heard nothing yet!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Southron, 1/16/2014 11:45:24 AM     (No. 9694395)

The NAACP supports this bill. What else do you need to know?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: sal, 1/16/2014 11:46:10 AM     (No. 9694396)

So, we´re going to ´study´ hate speech yet most forms of pornography are under the ´free speech´ umbrella? Hmmmmm... selective outrage/morality? Targeting specific groups?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Pixelero, 1/16/2014 11:49:21 AM     (No. 9694401)

Great! So this will bring into sharp focus the reasons for the widely-(online)-reported social-media-organized instances of African-American mob violence which have occurred recently (like at the Wisconsin State Fair in 2012), and the online-socialized videos of The Knockout Game! At last some answers, thanks, Hakeem!

s/off

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Reply 8 - Posted by: chicodon, 1/16/2014 11:56:41 AM     (No. 9694407)

Good, I´m tired of being called a "Teabagger".

I´m sure Holder will help Hakeem.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: JediJerry, 1/16/2014 12:01:42 PM     (No. 9694414)

I hate the federal government. I also hate brussel sprouts and spinach. Now I can look forward to an IRS audit and having my house toilet papered by vegetable farmers.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: wsdiego, 1/16/2014 12:02:12 PM     (No. 9694417)

They are so thin skinned! Libs dish it out but can´t take it! You reap what you sow!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Redneck In NY, 1/16/2014 12:08:52 PM     (No. 9694428)

"The Hate Crime Reporting Act, H.R. 3878"

Otherwise known as the "Shutdown Rush Limbaugh Act"

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Reply 12 - Posted by: dwa, 1/16/2014 12:16:35 PM     (No. 9694439)

Ok, then what?? You idiot libs going to try to pass a law that violates the 1st Amendment?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: hershey, 1/16/2014 12:26:13 PM     (No. 9694459)

Another bunch of ´whiners´....it´s because conservatives/libertarians are taking pot shots at them and they got their thongs all twisted and can´t handle it...

Man Up

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Reply 14 - Posted by: MattMusson, 1/16/2014 1:11:04 PM     (No. 9694538)

Lucianne.Com
Drudgereport.Com
Brietbart.Com

On the Democrat Hit List.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: offrope, 1/16/2014 1:18:09 PM     (No. 9694548)

They´ve been trying to hush Rush for over 20 years. He´s still standing. This will fail as well.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: pgvoisin, 1/16/2014 3:02:22 PM     (No. 9694675)

Dumb move.

Progressives will be at the top of that list!

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