Pennsylvania General Assembly
|Bill Title||House Resolution 495|
|Hispanic Sponsors||PA Rep. Michael Schlossberg (D-PA-132)|
|NHCSL Task Force||
Human and Civil Rights
|Primary Issue Area||Civil Rights and Liberties|
Arts culture and religion
Human and civil rights
|Session||2017-2018 Regular Session|
A Resolution condemning hate crime and any other form of racism, religious or ethnic bias, discrimination, incitement to violence or animus targeting a minority in this Commonwealth and beyond.
This resolution calls for attention to the severity of hate crimes in the United States and Pennsylvania in general. The increase in religious hate crimes, ethnic discrimination, and targeting of minorities is affecting the commonwealth of the state and country. In addition to shinning light on the topic this resolution calls on the House of Representatives to collaborate with law enforcement to reduce and overcome the strong hatred seen in everyday society.