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Oklahoma Republican Half Apologizes for Racist Bill Designating Gang Members Only of Hispanic Descent as Terrorists

Posted on AllSides January 19th, 2024
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Oklahoma state representative Justin Humphrey is sorry he proposed a bill that would have designated gang members of Hispanic descent—and no other racial or ethnic group—as terrorists. But he’s also not sorry and wants people to know he was “not wrong.” Responding to the outcry over the text of his legislation, HB 3133—which proposes that gang members “of Hispanic descent living within the state of Oklahoma” who have been convicted of “gang-related offenses” be deemed a terrorists—Humphrey told KFOR, “I apologize for just using the word Hispanic, but I was...

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