H.Res.785 - Condemning the discrimination, hate crimes, racism, bigotry, bullying and brutal violence perpetrated against Sikh-Americans, and all acts of vandalism against Sikh Gurdwaras in the United States.112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Crowley, Joseph [D-NY-7] (Introduced 09/14/2012)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||09/19/2012 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution.|
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Summary: H.Res.785 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/14/2012)
Condemns: (1) the commission of hate crimes against all Americans, including Sikh-Americans; and (2) acts of violence, bigotry, and discrimination against Sikh-Americans.
Urges: (1) educators, counselors, and others to support educational efforts to prevent the epidemic bullying of Sikh-American children and families; and (2) the Department of Justice (DOJ) to begin documenting and quantifying hate crimes and other acts of violence perpetrated against Sikh-Americans.
Expresses support for: (1) outreach efforts by federal and local law enforcement leaders to prevent violence and hate crimes against Sikh-Americans; and (2) the right of the Sikh-American community to live in peace and free from discrimination, hate crimes, bullying, and all forms of violence.