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16-HR4760 on Mar 16, 2016

Bill Sponsorship: H.R.4760
Source: Blue Lives Matter Act
Congressional Summary: To make an attack on a police officer a hate crime.
  • Whoever knowingly attempts bodily injury to any person, because of the actual or perceived status of the person as a police officer--
  • Shall be imprisoned for up to 10 years, and/or fined;
  • Shall be imprisoned for up to a life term if death results from the offense; or if the offense includes kidnapping, sexual abuse or an attempt to kill.
  • Federal prosecution may take place if the state verdict or sentence left demonstratively unvindicated the Federal interest in eradicating bias-motivated violence; or federal prosecution is in the public interest and necessary to secure substantial justice.
OnTheIssues Notes:The 'Black Lives Matter' movement seeks to get police to stop treating African-Americans differently than white suspects. The movement comes to the fore whenever a video emerges from a police shooting of black suspects, as has occurred regularly over the past years. Saying 'Black Lives Matter' blames the police for institutionalized racism, and demands corrective action by changing how police behave. The counter-movement uses the term 'Blue Lives Matter,' implying support of police in a dangerous job. Also see the opposing House of Representatives resolution H.Res.589


    Participating counts on VoteMatch question 9. Question 9: Stricter punishment reduces crime Scores: -2=Strongly oppose; -1=Oppose; 0=neutral; 1=Support; 2=Strongly support.
  • Topic: Crime
  • Headline: Blue Lives Matter: prosecute hate crimes against police (Score: 2)
  • Headline 2: Blue Lives Matter: prosecute hate crimes against police (Score: 2)

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  • Surveys: '+' supports; '-' opposes.



Democrats participating in 16-HR4760



Republicans participating in 16-HR4760

Ken Buck s2pCO Republican Challenger (withdrawn)Mar 16, 2016
Jason Chaffetz s1oUT Former Republican Challenger (2011)Mar 16, 2016
Trey Gowdy s1oSouth Carolina RepublicanMar 16, 2016
Tom Marino s1oPennsylvania RepublicanMar 17, 2016
John Ratcliffe s1oTexas Republican House MemberMar 16, 2016
Pete Sessions s1oTexas RepublicanMar 16, 2016



Independents participating in 16-HR4760



Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 0
Republicans: 6
Independents: 0


















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