H.Res.423 - Condemning in the strongest terms the unprovoked and racially motivated murder of Lt. Richard W. Collins III in College Park, Maryland, on May 20, 2017, expressing concern for the rising tide of racist and hate-based activities being committed on our college campuses, and reaffirming our support for inclusion, diversity, and safety in our higher education institutions in the wake of these attacks.115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Brown, Anthony G. [D-MD-4] (Introduced 06/29/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/29/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.423 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/29/2017)
Condemns the recent attack on the campus of the University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland, that resulted in the death of Lt. Richard Collins III and other hate-motivated incidents.
Acknowledges the efforts undertaken by university officials in responding to racism, extremism, and hate and creating safer campuses.
Recognizes the persistent and growing threat posed by hate speech, efforts by extremist organizations to specifically target young people, and the normalization of these practices.
Expresses that the House of Representatives remains committed to offering solutions that promote open, tolerant, and safe learning environments that fully respect diversity on college campuses.