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House Passes Anti-Lynching Bill, 410-4

The House has passed, 410-4, the Emmett Till Anti-Lynching Act, a bill which would make lynching a federal crime. Independent Justin Amash… read more

The House has passed, 410-4, the Emmett Till Anti-Lynching Act, a bill which would make lynching a federal crime. Independent Justin Amash and Republicans Thomas Massie, Louie Gohmert, and Ted Yoho voted against the measure. A similar bill was passed in the Senate by unanimous consent. The House bill is named for Emmett Till, a 14-year-old black teenager who was brutally murdered in Mississippi in 1955. Here's the debate on the bill prior to the House vote. close

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