With virtually no chance of passage in the current Congress, the Cruz-Lee bill appears to be motivated by politics.
Under Attorney General Eric Holder, the Department of Justice has gotten serious about FACE prosecutions.
Confirmation hearings for Eric Holder, nominated to be Attorney General in the Obama Administration, were originally planned on a fast-track. Women’s rights and civil rights leaders are calling on the Senate for swift confirmation.
But Republicans leaders say "not so fast."