Ah yes, rape as a "gender motivated hate crime" protected by Federal law.
Ok, United States v Lopez as the beginning of the end, and United States v Morrison as support.
An interesting aspect of Morrison is that Congress had specifically defined violence against women as a "class of activity" that had a substantial and direct affect on interstate commerce.
posted on 01/13/2003 11:43:37 AM PST
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