Matt Gaetz Takes Aim at ‘Ridiculous’ Anti-Semitism Bill Just Passed by GOP Congress

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Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) criticized a House-approved anti-Semitism measure on Wednesday, stating that it is “irrespectful of the Constitution.”

The House of Representatives ratified the Antisemitism Awareness Act by a vote of 320-91 on Wednesday. Rep. Mike Lawler (R-NY) introduced the legislation, which will subsequently proceed to the Senate for a vote.

Despite receiving bipartisan support, a limited number of progressive Democrats and staunch Republicans expressed opposition to the measure on the grounds that it would impede the freedom of expression.

Gaetz informed his X, formerly Twitter, followers that he cast his “no” vote on the measure, labeling it a “ridiculous hate speech bill.”

“The Gospel itself would meet the definition of antisemitism under the terms of this bill,” Gaetz continued.

“The Bible is clear. There is no myth or controversy on this. Therefore, I will not support this bill.” Gaetz said in conclusion.

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