Rep. '''Jared Polis''' is one of the richest members of Congress,<ref> [ http://usgovinfo.about.com/od/uscongress/ss/Wealthiest-Members-of-Congress_7.htm The 10 Wealthiest Members of Congress]</ref> an [ [open homosexual]] and a [[ activism|radical activist]]. He is the sponsor of the "[[ Homosexual Classrooms Act]] ".
used the slogan "Hatred has no place in the classroom" to promote the bill, probably making a reference to [ [Hate speech]] rules. But critics have charged that [[Hate crimes]] laws do less to stop "hate speech" against individuals than to censor '''any criticism''' of protected groups or their activities. A minister preaching against [[homosexuality]] from the pulpit can be arrested, on the grounds that his blanket criticism of sin is "hurtful" to those who choose to engage in the sin preached against. Polis is "the first openly gay man elected to the House as a nonincumbent"<ref name=stifle>[http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2010/02/22/anti-lgbt-discrimination-stifle-free-speech-critics-say/ Gay Discrimination Bill Will Stifle Free Speech, Advance 'Homosexual Agenda,' Critics Say]</ref>