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Enhanced Hate Crimes Law Signed

 

11205483_10153442146494424_4805328641778801230_nToday, Governor Bruce Rauner signed legislation adding gender identity and LGBT community centers to existing Illinois hate crimes protections

This bill was a major initiative of Equality Illinois during the spring legislative session.

Thank you, Gov. Rauner, and the legislative sponsors Representative Sam Yingling,  State Representative Kelly Cassidy, and Senator Daniel Biss, for helping to protect LGBT Illinoisans.

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