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Margaret Cho Tweets Against Philly Police Over Light Sentences In Recent Gay Bashing Case, Brian Sims Remains Silent

Margret Cho vs. Philly PD

Margaret Cho has launched a  Twitter tirade against the Philadelphia police department over the light sentences handed down this week for two of the three gay-bashers charged last year in a brutal street attack against a gay couple.  Philly police responded that they don’t handle prosecutions. The exchange continued, with Cho complaining that there were no hate crimes charges and the police then informed her that no such law exists in Pennsylvania.

Unfortunately while Philly PD was right that they don;t handle prosecutions they were very wrong when they said that no Hate Crime laws exist in Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA is a member of this union & since hate crimes against LGBT people are illegal in the United States of America as of October 2009 therefore federal law hate crimes legislation applies.

Federal law banning hate crimes against LGBT people needs to be enforced in every state of this union in order to get federal funding and unless it it enforced it is useless.

And as for gay politico Brian Sims. there has been no word of his reaction to the very light pleas bargain deal.  But there has been a lot of posts on his Facebook page about fundraising his upcoming run for Congress.

Video – ‘Chelsea Lately’ Takes On Bristol Palin’s Gay Jab at Margaret Cho

Chelsea Handler and her roundtable panelist last night took on the Margaret Choi v. Bristol Palin smackdown that’s currently happening.

For those who don;t remember this all started when Margaret  blogged that fellow ex-‘Dancing With the Stars’ competitor Bristol appeared on the dance-competition show only for her mother’s political gain.

Bristol then fired back with a lengthy blog post on Facebook. Which was OBVIOUSLY NOT written by her with her High School drop out, unwed mother eduction.

The panelists on ‘Chelsea Lately’ seemed genuinely impressed shocked by the essay’s eloquence but took issue with the odd gay joke (jab? insult?) Bristol tacked on the end.

As Ross Mathews put it. “You were on ‘Dancing With the Stars’! It took a village of gays to make you look how you looked on that show. It’s not smart to mess with us. We are here, we are queer, and we do your hair, Bristol!”