United States President Joe Biden has signed into law the first federal legislation that makes lynching a federal hate crime in the country after civil rights groups pushed for such a measure for more than a century.
About USA’s Emmett Till Anti lynching Act:
The word ‘lynching’ originated in mid-18th century America. Back then the term referred to vigilante justice meted out to black people. The term ‘Lynch’ has its origin after the name of a Virginia Planter named Charles Lynch who headed an irregular court, during the American Revolution, formed to punish loyalists.
Lynching laws in India
Which states have anti-lynching laws?
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