Summary: S.Res.240 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate without amendment (07/27/2011)

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

Condemns: (1) the terrorist attacks that occurred in Norway on July 22, 2011, causing many deaths and injuries; and (2) all terrorist actions, including those motivated by hatred and religious or cultural intolerance.

Expresses sympathy to the victims of the atrocious acts, their families, and the people and government of Norway.

Emphasizes the bonds of friendship and shared heritage between the United States and Norway.

Calls on all people to join together to denounce acts of hatred and fear and promote peace and tolerance in their communities and around the world.