The federal hate crimes bill, HR 1913, passed out of the House Rules Committee mid-afternoon Tuesday, April 28, too late to be brought to a vote in the House. This gives lovers of freedom at least one more day to convince members of the House to consider their political futures and not vote for this pedophile-protecting legislation.
Last Thursday during the hate bill mark-up, Rep. Steve King (R, Iowa) submitted an amendment which would have forced the Judiciary Democrats to clearly state in the bill that pedophiles would not have special federal rights and protections under the class "sexual orientation." The Judiciary Democrats refused.
Here is Rep. Louie Gohmert's shocked response to their determination to welcome all forms of sexual perversion under the umbrella of HR 1913's protection: