Despite Defeat Some Republicans Stand Firm: Irk Gays
Despite the passage in the House last week of the appalling Hate Crimes bill some notable Representatives made valiant efforts to delay the bill. These include Rep. Louie Gohmert, Rep. Steve King of Iowa, Rep. Bob Goodlatte. They made such a commotion that it was noted in the gay publication The Advocate.
Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH), for instance, attempted to have the "unborn child" added, and Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) offered an amendment to include "pregnant women." Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) offered a slew of amendments to protect religious freedoms . . . . .
But one of the most imaginative amendments came from Rep. Steve King of Iowa, who suggested that the bill's name be changed from the "Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2009" to the "Local Law Enforcement Thought Crimes Prevention Act of 2009."
Some Republicans have spines and are still not afraid to stand up to the Liberals and their gay activist agenda pushers.