Local perspective on legislation that hopes to curb violence but has, tragically, sparked further division amongst political pundits.
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The U.S. Senate passed the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act earlier this week, which establishes online reporting of hate crimes, expands public education campaigns to raise awareness of hate crimes, creates a position at the U.S. Department of Justice to expedite the agency's review of hate crimes and provide a hotlines for people to report such crimes.