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Lafayette Pride hosted a question-answer session with Indiana District 22 Senator Ron Alting about t

Lafayette Pride hosted a question-answer session with Indiana District 22 Senator Ron Alting about the Hate and Bias Crimes Bill

Posted: Feb. 9, 2019 11:55 PM
Updated: Feb. 9, 2019 11:55 PM

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senator ron alting met with community members to discuss the future of senate bill 12. the bill was designed to help indiana law enforcers better define hate and bias crimes. news 18's micah upshaw spoke with senator alting today. micah what did he have to say? 3 anna, senator alting calls this bill the most comprehensive bill in senate. today he explained all it entails and what the community can do before it reaches it's deadline of approval. 3 lafayette pride hosted a community question-answer session with senator alting.he addressed what the bill is and why it's important.right now, there isn't a clear definition for hate and bias crimes in indiana.he broke down the various parts ofbill. included is a hate-crimes definition list for prosecutors to reference.a requirement for law enforcement to report any form of hate speech based on race or sexual orientation.and mandatory training for law enforcement.alting says this bill would put indiana on the right side of history. 3<we need to show the country and the world that we are a society in indiana that loves and cares for everybody and that we're against hate.> alting says a decision for the bill will be made within the next 10 days.he's encouraging communities to support the bill by writing letters to their senators. 3 coming up on news 18 at 11, we hear from those most impacted by this bill.micah upshaw, news 18.
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