H.Res.569 - Condemning violence, bigotry, and hateful rhetoric towards Muslims in the United States.114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Beyer, Donald S., Jr. [D-VA-8] (Introduced 12/17/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 01/15/2016 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.569 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (12/17/2015)
Expresses condolences for the victims of anti-Muslim hate crimes.
Declares that the House of Representatives:
- confirms its dedication to the rights and dignity of all citizens;
- denounces the increase of hate speech and hate crimes targeted against mosques, Muslims, or those perceived to be Muslim; and
- recognizes the positive contributions made by the U.S. Muslim community to U.S. society.
Declares that the civil rights and liberties of all U.S. citizens, including Muslims in the United States, should be protected.
Urges law enforcement authorities to work to prevent hate crimes and to prosecute the perpetrators of such crimes.
Reaffirms the inalienable rights of every citizen to live without fear and intimidation and to practice freedom of faith.