H.Con.Res.112 - Condemning attacks on United States citizens by Palestinian terrorists, and for other purposes.108th Congress (2003-2004)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Crane, Philip M. [R-IL-8] (Introduced 03/25/2003)|
|Committees:||House - International Relations|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/25/2003 Referred to the House Committee on International Relations. (All Actions)|
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[Congressional Bills 108th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H. Con. Res. 112 Introduced in House (IH)] 108th CONGRESS 1st Session H. CON. RES. 112 Condemning attacks on United States citizens by Palestinian terrorists, and for other purposes. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES March 25, 2003 Mr. Crane (for himself, Mr. Lantos, Mr. Cantor, Mr. Ackerman, Mr. Pence, Mr. Hoeffel, Mr. Ose, and Mr. Flake) submitted the following concurrent resolution; which was referred to the Committee on International Relations _______________________________________________________________________ CONCURRENT RESOLUTION Condemning attacks on United States citizens by Palestinian terrorists, and for other purposes. Whereas since Yasser Arafat renounced violence in the Oslo Peace Accords on September 13, 1993, at least 41 United States citizens, including one unborn child, have been murdered by Palestinian terrorists; Whereas on December 1, 1993, in a drive-by shooting north of Jerusalem, Hamas killed United States citizen Yitzhak Weinstock, 19, whose family came from Los Angeles; Whereas on October 9, 1994, Hamas kidnapped and murdered United States citizen Nachshon Wachsman, 19, whose family came from New York City; Whereas on April 9, 1995, an Islamic Jihad bomb attack on a bus near Kfar Darom killed United States citizen Alisa Flatow, 20, from West Orange, New Jersey; Whereas on August 21, 1995, in a Hamas bus bombing in Jerusalem, United States citizen Joan Davenny, from New Haven, Connecticut, was killed; Whereas on September 9, 1995, Mara Frey of Chicago was stabbed in Ma'ale Michmash resulting in her unborn child's death; Whereas on February 25, 1996, three United States citizens, Sara Duker of Teaneck, New Jersey, Matthew Eisenfeld of West Hartford, Connecticut, and Ira Weinstein of New York City, were killed in a Hamas bus bombing in Jerusalem; Whereas on May 13, 1996, United States citizen David Boim, 17, of New York City, was killed in a drive-by shooting near Beit El, north of Jerusalem; Whereas on June 9, 1996, United States citizen Yaron Ungar was killed in a drive by-shooting near Beit Shemesh; Whereas on July 30, 1997, United States citizen Leah Stern of Passaic, New Jersey, was killed in a Hamas bombing in Jerusalem's Mahane Yehuda market; Whereas on September 4, 1997, a Hamas bombing on Ben-Yehuda Street, Jerusalem, killed Yael Botwin, 14, of Los Angeles; Whereas on April 19, 1998, an attack near the Israeli town of Maon killed United States citizen Dov Dribben, 28; Whereas on October 8, 2000, Rabbi Hillel Lieberman, 36, of New York City, was stabbed and killed near Nablus; Whereas on October 30, 2000, United States citizen Esh-Kodesh Gilmore, 25, was shot in Jerusalem; Whereas on December 31, 2000, Rabbi Binyamin Kahane, 34, and his wife, Talia Hertzlich Kahane, both formerly of New York City, were killed in a drive-by shooting near Ofra; Whereas on May 9, 2001, Jacob ``Koby'' Mandell, 13, of Silver Spring, Maryland, was killed in an attack near Tekoah; Whereas on May 29, 2001, Sarah Blaustein, 53, of Lawrence, New York, was killed in a drive-by shooting near Efrat; Whereas on August 9, 2001, two United States citizens, Judith L. Greenbaum, 31, and Malka Roth, 15, were killed in the Jerusalem Sbarro pizzeria bombing; Whereas on November 4, 2001, Shoshana Ben-Yishai, 16, of New York City, was shot and killed during an attack on a Jerusalem bus; Whereas on December 18, 2001, David Rubin, 44, and Asher ``Ruby'' Rubin, 3, of New York City, were shot and killed on the Jerusalem-Shilo road; Whereas on January 15, 2002, Avraham Boaz, 72, of New York City, was killed in a shooting near Bethlehem; Whereas on January 18, 2002, United States citizen Aaron Elis, 32, was killed in a shooting in Hadera; Whereas on February 15, 2002, United States citizen Lee Akunis, was shot and killed near Ramallah; Whereas on February 16, 2002, Keren Shatsky, 14, of New York City and Maine, and Rachel Thaler, 16, of Baltimore, Maryland, were killed in a bombing in Karnei Shomron; Whereas on February 19, 2002, Moshe Saperstein of New York City was killed in a shooting near Neve Dekalim; Whereas on February 25, 2002, United States citizen Moran Amit, 25, was stabbed and killed in Abu Tor Peace Forest, Jerusalem; Whereas on March 24, 2002, Esther Kleinman, 23, formerly of Chicago, was shot and killed near Ofra; Whereas on March 27, 2002, United States citizen Hannah Rogen, 90, was killed in a bombing at a hotel Passover seder in Netanya; Whereas on June 18, 2002, Moshe Gottlieb, 70, of Los Angeles, was killed in a bus bombing in Jerusalem; Whereas on June 19, 2002, United States citizen Gila Sara Kessler, 19, was killed in a bombing at a Jerusalem bus stop; Whereas on July 31, 2002, five United States citizens were killed in a bombing of a Hebrew University cafeteria: Marla Bennett, 24, of San Diego, Benjamin Blutstein, 25, of Susquehanna Township, Pennsylvania, Janis Ruth Coulter, 36, of Massachusetts, David Gritz, 24, of Peru, Massachusetts (and of dual French-United States citizenship), and Dina Carter, 37, of North Carolina; Whereas on March 5, 2003, Abigail Leitel, 14, who was born in Lebanon, New Hampshire, died in a bus bombing in Haifa; Whereas at least another 74 United States citizens have been injured in Palestinian terrorist attacks; and Whereas the official Palestinian Authority television broadcast on March 14, 2003, of a live sermon calling for the destruction of the United States and Israel was a blatant attempt to incite violence against United States and Israeli citizens: Now, therefore, be it Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That Congress-- (1) condemns the attacks on United States citizens by Palestinian terrorists and demands that the Palestinian Authority work with Israel to protect all innocent individuals, regardless of citizenship, from terrorist atrocities; and (2) offers its condolences to the families and loved ones of United States citizens who were killed by Palestinian terrorist attacks. <all>