A new bill introduced by a Michigan Republican would classify the intentional killing of a police officer as a hate crime. State Senator Mike Kowall of White Lake says incidents like the ambush of police in Dallas that left 5 officers dead by a man who said he “wanted to kill white people” cannot be tolerated and decided to introduce legislation to address the concerns.

“Last nights cowardly” attacks on Dallas law enforcement officers while they were protecting peaceful protestors “cannot be tolerated” he said.

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