Alabama Passes A Bill That Considers An Attack On An Officer A Hate Crime. Do You Support This?


Alabama is taking new measures to protect law enforcement from becoming the victims of violent and potentially deadly attacks.

This week Rep. John Rogers (D. Birmingham) urged his fellow lawmakers to pass new legislation identifying police officers as a protected group in order to prosecute criminals who attack them more severely.

Speaking to WBRC Fox6 in Birmingham, Rogers said “It is a hate crime because it attacks a certain class of individuals: police officers.”

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