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Who voted against the anti-lynching bill? These Florida, Kentucky and Texas lawmakers

Who voted against the anti-lynching bill? These Florida, Kentucky and Texas lawmakers After more than 100 years of trying to get through Congress, an anti-lynching bill that makes it a federal crime passed in the U.S, House on Wednesday. Four lawmakers — Reps. Louie Gohmert of Texas,  Thomas Massie of Kentucky, Ted Yoho of Florida and Justin Amash of  Michigan — voted against the measure, which passed 410-4, according to  NPR. The Emmett Till Antilynching Act was introduced to the…

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