Proposed Texas law would make targeting cops a hate crime
- A new bill proposed by Texas state lawmakers Monday would make it a hate crime to target police officers or first responders.
The legislation was filed just one day after a longtime San Antonio police officer was assassinated while he sat in his patrol car writing a ticket.READ MORE: Michigan Officer Michael Peters Suspended for Driving With Confederate Flag Near Anti-Trump Protest, Police Say
"Texas will arm our prosecutors, D.A.s and judges with every tool they need to punish to the fullest extent possible those who harm our first responders," he explained.
If passed, the bill would become the first of its kind in the United States.(Excerpt) Read more at: theblaze.com ...
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