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Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Obama Signs Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act Into Law

Posted by Dan Savage on Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 11:53 AM

And here's the quote for the day:

"I just hope the community can appreciate the meaning and magnitude for this legislation—first federal LGBT rights law as I understand it. And the start of more good things to come."—Steve Hildebrand, Obama's deputy national campaign manager and an advisor to the president on gay issues (in an email to Rex Wockner).

The ceremony is being live-streamed here.

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