The CLS Center has not studied the legislation or taken a position, but many religious conservatives appear to be opposed to the hate crimes legislation moving through the House of Representatives.
In a Breakpoint commentary, Chuck Colson articulates his reasons for opposing the proposed Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act (H.R. 1592). Colson asserts that the bill is:
about outlawing peaceful speech—speech that asserts that homosexual behavior is morally wrong.