• Deaf Leaders Foundation

US Senate passes bill to fight hate crimes against Asian-Americans


The US Senate on Thursday passed a bill to combat the rise of hate crimes against Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders during the coronavirus pandemic. The Senate voted 94-1 to pass the bill. Nearly 3,800 hate-related incidents have been reported against Asian-Americans since the beginning of the pandemic, Stop AAPI Hate advocacy group said in a survey released last month.

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