S.Res.263 - A resolution relating to church burning.104th Congress (1995-1996)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Moseley-Braun, Carol [D-IL] (Introduced 06/13/1996)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/18/1996 Referred to the Committee on Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.263 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (06/13/1996)
Condemns arson against churches and declares that the investigation and prosecution of those who are responsible, especially for any incidents of arson the purpose of which is to divide communities or to intimidate Americans, should be a high national priority. Commends the President for pledging to devote all Federal resources necessary to bring to justice those responsible.
Calls for all investigations of fires at churches which are of suspicious origin to be conducted in a sensitive manner that reflects the special character of churches and the role they play in American communities.