What does “LYNCH” mean? A Quick Definition

Lynch is defined as:lynch

To put to death (as by hanging) by mob action without legal approval or permission. A usage of the word “lynch” in a sentence would be, “The angry mob wanted to lynch the suspects even though there was no trial.”¬†

That means anti-lynch would be to against putting someone to death without legal approval or permission. In over 200 acts of Legislation of the Congress of the United States, there was not, nor is there currently a Federal prohibition on the act. In the United States of America, it is not considered as a hate crime, regardless of the race of the victim.

One of the most famous, or infamous lynching’s in American History was the Marion, Indiana¬†murder of Thomas Shipp and Abram Smith. There were three boys in total, the third, James Cameron gave his account of the story, in his book: A Time of Terror, A Survivors Story. His book is available at Amazon.com.

The word LYNCH pronounced