RESOLUTION: CA Senate Hate Speech Resolution

Senator Cedillo introduced the resolution in Fall 2009, stating "[t]he increase of hate speech in media, in addition to lack of diversity in the media, media consolidation, and media concentration, are having a profoundly negative impact on the civil rights of Latinos and society as a whole. The Legislature condemns the increase of hate speech and demands accurate and fair reporting as well as equal access to counter one-sided hate speech in the media."

Resolutions like the one passed by the California Legislature send an important message to the bureaucrats in Washington D.C. The message is simple, hate speech is hurting our communities and the government should no longer ignore the problem.

Click here to read the full resolution.


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