Matthew Shepard Bill Faces Presidential Veto

28 09 2007

The question, then, is does Bush hate gay people more than he loves defense spending?  The defense spending bill was recently approved, but had a hate crimes bill attached to it.  It scares me that I can’t say, ‘of course the president will sign it!”

A picture of the fence outside of Laramie Wyoming where Mathew Shepard (the namesake of the hate crimes bill) was found – he had been beaten and tied to the fence and left to bleed to death.