H.Con.Res.150 - Expressing the sense of Congress regarding the protection of religious sites and the freedom of access and worship.108th Congress (2003-2004)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Wilson, Joe [R-SC-2] (Introduced 04/10/2003)|
|Committees:||House - International Relations|
|Latest Action:||04/10/2003 Referred to the House Committee on International Relations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.150 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Declares the sense of Congress about historic locations specifically set apart for religious purposes (holy sites).
Introduced in House (04/10/2003)
Declares that: (1) holy sites around the world, particularly in the Israeli and Palestinian region, should be protected from desecration and any other violation; (2) the freedom of access of members of the various religions to the holy sites sacred to them should not be hindered; (3) to assure the safety of American citizens, the holy sites currently under the sovereignty of the State of Israel should remain under Israeli protection, and that all holy sites in the region remain open to visitors of all faiths; (4) the Department of State should continue to warn and protect Americans overseas at holy sites and regions of historical and religious significance; and (5) we should condemn all violence directed against holy sites.