Virginia Foxx - Controversies

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In April of 2009, Congresswoman Foxx spoke on the House floor in oppositionm to the Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act, which was also known by Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Act in honor of two men recently killed. In that speech, the Congresswoman asserted that such crimes were to be handled by the states, and that furhter federal involvement would only cloud the issues. She objected to several terms in the legislation that she saw as undefined, including the use of the word &quo ...