S.Con.Res.26 - A concurrent resolution condemning the punishment of execution by stoning as a gross violation of human rights, and for other purposes.108th Congress (2003-2004)
Concurrent ResolutionHide Overview
|Sponsor:||Sen. Landrieu, Mary L. [D-LA] (Introduced 03/20/2003)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/09/2003 Held at the desk. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Con.Res.26 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced on March 20, 2003. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Passed Senate without amendment (05/08/2003)
Condemns the practice of execution by stoning as a gross violation of human rights, and appeals to the international community to end the practice.
Requests the President to: (1) communicate this resolution formally to governments that permit this cruel punishment, and urge the termination of execution by stoning; and (2) direct the Secretary of State to work with the international community to promote adherence to international standards of human rights and repeal laws that permit execution by stoning.