Legislators call for hate crimes bill passage

In Savannah Morning News by Maya

Savannah state legislators Sen. Lester Jackson and Rep. J. Craig Gordonled calls Tuesday for passage of a bill that would impose a minimum sentence for hate crimes. The Feb. 23 death of Ahmaud Arbery, an African American, at the hands of two white men in Brunswick spurred the two Democrats, along with Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway, and Rep. James Beverly, …