More States Considering ‘Blue Lives Matter’ Laws

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Hoping to deter deadly attacks against police officers, some states want to expand hate-crime laws, which are traditionally confined to characteristics such as race and ethnicity, to cover people who work in law enforcement, reports Stateline. Nearly every state has a hate-crime statute that increases penalties for offenders motivated by hatred of a . . .

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