Summary: S.Con.Res.26 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate without amendment (05/08/2003)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced on March 20, 2003. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

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.