H.Res.347 - Condemning the Government of Mexico for printing and distributing blatantly racist postage stamps and urging Mexican President Vincente Fox to immediately cease printing and distributing the postage stamps and recall from circulation those postage stamps currently on the market.109th Congress (2005-2006)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Cleaver, Emanuel [D-MO-5] (Introduced 06/30/2005)|
|Committees:||House - International Relations|
|Latest Action:||07/11/2005 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H5630-5631, H5633) (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.347 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/30/2005)
Condemns the government of Mexico for issuing a racist series of postage stamps.
Calls on Mexican President Vincente Fox to: (1) cease such stamps' printing and distribution and recall those stamps currently in circulation; and (2) apologize to the citizens of Mexico and the United States for the decision to circulate the stamps.
Declares that the government of Mexico's decision to issue the stamps is inconsistent with U.S. policy to eliminate vestiges of government sanctioned racial or ethnic discrimination or intolerance.