Advocates rally at the capitol for expanded hate crimes law

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Advocates rally at the capitol for expanded hate crimes law

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – There are some Republican lawmakers in Indianapolis who just don’t want to expand the state’s hate crime law.

Advocates from across the state rallied at the Capitol yesterday, trying to convince the legislature to add gender, gender identity, age, and sexual orientation to a proposed hate crime law.

But some Republicans, including state Rep Matt Lehman, said yesterday that the law they’re considering is fine, and will protect all Hoosiers equally.

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