A panel of Minnesota lawmakers passed a bill that would increase penalties for crimes motivated by bias – such as a person’s religion or race. FOX 9 reports a Senate judiciary committee passed the bill proposed by Sen. Ron Latz (DFL-St. Louis Park), who said it was promoted by a case in October when Asma Jama was struck…

http://bringmethenews.com/2016/03/19/proposed-bill-would-see-harsher-penalties-for-crimes-motivated-by-bias/

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