When James Byrd Jr. was dragged to death in 1998, the brutal crime sparked some legislators to push a hate crimes bill to protect racial minorities and homosexuals — an effort that ultimately failed.
Now the trial of one of Byrd’s alleged attackers may cause lawmakers to push yet another bill that’s of interest to both journalists and criminal lawyers.
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