Oregon Senate passes bill punishing racist 911 callers

Oregon Senate passes bill punishing racist 911 callers

The bill allows victims of these calls to sue a 911 caller for as much as $250. Almost a year after Oregon state Rep. Janelle Bynum’s story of being questioned by police after a 911 call on her as she campaigned in her district went viral and sparked the hashtag #CampaigningWhileBlack, Oregon state senators have passed a bill that would allow the victims of frivolous, discriminatory 911 calls to sue the callers. On Monday, the…

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