URGENT! STOP THE PEDOPHILE PROTECTION ACT IN ITS TRACKS The Senate Judiciary Committee will consider on TUESDAY a hate crimes bill that would not only criminalize free speech but provide elevated protection to pedophiles and others with alternative "gender identities" such as voyeurism and exhibitionism. WND first reported on what has become widely known as "The Pedophile Protection Act" last week, raising nationwide alarm that has already generated more than 250,000 individual letters of protest to members of the U.S. Senate.
By special arrangement through WND, for only $10.95 members of the public can send 100 individually addressed letters, one to each senator, by overnight mail. Each letter is individually "signed" by the sender. The letters ask for a written response and call for opposition to the bill, including by filibuster if necessary. (See sample letter below.)
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."
Rep. Louis Gohmert, R-Texas, has pointed out that under this legislation, if an exhibitionist flashes a woman, and she responds by slapping him with her purse, he has probably committed a misdemeanor while she has committed a federal felony hate crime. "That's how ludicrous this situation is," said Gohmert, who fought in committee and in the House (where it was approved 249-175) to correct some of the failings, including his repeated requests for definitions in the bill for terms such as "sexual orientation."
Republicans in the House attempted to amend the bill to offer hate crimes protection for U.S. military veterans who were attacked because of their service. Democrats unanimously rejected the amendment. President Obama, supported strongly during his campaign by homosexual advocates, appears ready to respond to their desires.
"I urge members on both sides of the aisle to act on this important civil rights issue by passing this legislation to protect all of our citizens from violent acts of intolerance," he said.
Americans, meanwhile, are bombarding members of the Senate with their opposition to the "Pedophile Protection Act." We are calling for members of the Senate, Republicans and Democrats alike, to stop Â§ 909. This bill is on the fast track to approval, but you can help derail it.
I urge you to help us continue the barrage of overnight letters to the U.S. Senate. WND has devised a plan to FedEx copies of the following letter to every U.S. senator on your behalf for only $10.95:
The Honorable ___________ [Room #] [Name] Senate Office Building United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 Dear Senator: I am writing to urge you to do all in your power to oppose passage of Â§ 909, also known as "The Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act." Passage of this bill by the U.S. Senate would be reckless and irresponsible not only because of the "chilling effect" it would have on First Amendment-guaranteed rights to free speech, but also because it would provide, for the first time ever, special legal protections for pedophiles and other sexual offenders. This bill would more appropriately be called "The Pedophile Protection Act." The evidence for this extraordinary statement comes directly from debate in the House, when a simple amendment to exempt pedophiles from the protections offered by the bill were rejected. I write to warn you that those who support it, or allow it to become the law of the land without a fight, will be held accountable at election time. If there was ever a time for the Senate to stand and fight with a filibuster, that time is now. We are calling for members of the Senate, Republicans and Democrats alike, to stop Â§ 909. Stop "The Pedophile Protection Act" dead in its tracks â€“ now. Please respond to me in writing as to whether you intend to oppose this dangerous bill â€“ including by filibuster if necessary. Sincerely,
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