....In addition, the bill itself includes a problematic sentencing enhancement provision that fails to account for the reality that more time in prisons that are undeniably fraught with race-based divisions and violence increases rather than decreases hate in offenders.  In its eagerness to condemn hate violence, the bill fails to harness restorative justice and other community-centered approaches that more effectively prevent recidivism and focus on repairing the harm caused to families and communities by hate violence.

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