NEGROES: Anti-Lynch

In Pennsylvania, an anti-lynching bill (much resembling the federal Dyer bill, which was talked to death in the last Congress) was passed by the Legislature and signed by Governor Pinchot. It makes lynching and kidnapping which results in death, murder; a person who tries to take a prisoner from an officer shall be fined not less than $10,000 and imprisoned not more than ten years; a county in which a lynching occurs shall be fined $10,000; and other drastic provisions design to allow no loophole of escape to participants in a lynching.


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