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Bill to fight antisemitism revived in Georgia Senate

Posted on AllSides March 23rd, 2023
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The bill defines antisemitism so that it would be included under Georgia’s hate crimes law, which allows harsher criminal penalties against those who target victims on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, sex, national origin, religion, or physical or mental disability. House Bill 144 is similar to the previous antisemitism legislation, House Bill 30, which adopts into state law the definition from the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance. The new bill makes reference to an executive order by former President Donald Trump in 2019 that incorporated the alliance’s definition. Opponents...

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