Yes folks, good news from this past week: Our long, national nightmare is over. President Barack Hussein Obama (Mmm, Mmm, Mmm) signed the Matthew Shepard-James Byrd Jr. Hate-Crimes Prevention Act on Wednesday. The bill is named after 2 men, Matthew Shepard-a homosexual who was beaten to death because he was gay, according to his attackers; and James Byrd Jr.- the black man who was dragged to death by 3 men in Texas. Both murders occured back in 1998.
To loud applause, Obama hailed the hate crimes measure in the bill as a step toward change to “help protect our citizens from violence based on what they look like, who they love, how they pray.” Read the rest of this entry »