Thursday, April 18, 2013
Hearing on HB 3324: adding gender identity and expression to Texas Hate Crime law
Video from the historic hearing of HB 3324 by the Texas House Criminal Jurisprudence Committee. HB 3324 was filed by Rep. Garnet Coleman of Houston.
If you missed Tuesday's historic hearing on the inclusion of Gender Identity and Expression in the James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes law here is the full video. Thank you to our witnesses, Rep. Coleman for filing the bill, Chairman Herrero for giving the bill a hearing, Rep. Moody for laying out the bill and Rep. Burnam for your excellent questions. Trigger Warning: some of the questions asked by the committee and the testimony of one witness may be difficult to watch.