Biden After Signing Emmett Till Antilynching Act: “No Federal Law, No Federal Law Expressly Prohibited Lynching Until Today” (VIDEO)

Joe Biden on Tuesday signed the Emmett Till Antilynching Act, making lynching a federal hate crime.

“The bill is named after Till, a 14-year-old Black teenager from Chicago who was abducted, tortured and shot in the head in 1955 after a white woman, Carolyn Bryant Donham, said he whistled at her and touched her in a Mississippi store.” NBC News reported.

Biden delivered remarks after signing the Emmett Till Antilynching Act.

“No federal law, no federal law, expressly prohibited lynching—none—until today,” Biden said.