APut 06/26 1116 Anti-Racist Laws COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) -- Three human rights laws aime
APut 06/26 1116 Anti-Racist Laws
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) -- Three human rights laws aimed at
restricting white supremacists in Idaho take effect next
The Church of Jesus Christ Christian (Aryan Nations), a white
supremacist group, has its headquarters in Hayden Lake.
One of the laws prohibits paramilitary training with the
intent to use the training for violent acts against people or
Another new law allows victims of malicious harassment based
on race or religious beliefs to file civil suits as well as
"Our intent was to have the strongest human rights legislation
in the country," said state Sen. Mary Lou Reed, D-Coeur D'Alene,
speaking Wednesday at a picnic for North Idaho College trustees
The third bill affirmed Martin Luther King Day as a state
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