I don’t think it even gives them more power. It’s just a way to say Look at me! And with everyone hypersensitive about race. No one had the courage to say. excuse me. Isn’t Murder already illegal? Thus, such legislation is needed – although unfortunately, it’s a bit late now, as racist and cowardly politicians have refused to pass similar legislation on numerous occasions over the past century. hows that federal accountability working on Donald Trump? The problem in America, be it guns, poverty, healthcare, etc is not a lack of laws. Most of the bad things that happen are in fact already illegal in our country, our politicians just choose which laws to enforce a la carte. More laws will not get us more accountability.