H.Con.Res.154 - Expressing the sense of Congress that African-Americans and Jewish-Americans share common historical experiences and a commitment to a society free from hatred and violence.111th Congress (2009-2010)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-23] (Introduced 06/15/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||07/23/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.154 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/15/2009)
Honors the sacrifice of Special Police Officer Stephen Tyrone Johns in his defense of the staff and visitors of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and views this special relationship as an opportunity for dialogue for all people who seek ways of fighting injustice and securing dignity for all.
Expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) the African-American and Jewish-American communities should continue to work together to combat all forms of hate-inspired violence; and (2) leaders and individuals in both communities should make an increased effort to meet regularly to discuss matters of mutual interest and concern.