State Sen. Art Haywood wants new laws against domestic terrorism to honor the Virginia woman killed in Charlottesville.

In the wake of nationwide outrage over white nationalists’ demonstrations in Charlottesville, Virginia, a Philly politician is calling for a “Heather Heyer Act” to help crack down on acts of domestic terrorism.

The act, intended to update the state’s terrorism law, would serve to protect state residents from “neo-Nazi, white supremacist assaults that we see going on around the nation,” state Sen. Art Haywood (D-4th District) said Monday.

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