H.Res.94 - Commending Sally Quillian Yates for refusing to enforce Donald Trump's discriminatory Executive Order 13769 (82 Fed. Reg. 8977; relating to "Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States").115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9] (Introduced 02/06/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/06/2017 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.94 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/06/2017)
Commends Sally Yates for refusing to enforce Executive Order 13769. Among the order's major provisions are restrictions on the entry of immigrants and nonimmigrants from seven countries (Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen) and additional limitations on refugee admissions to the United States.
Declares that the House of Representatives: (1) honors those who faithfully uphold the Constitution by refusing to carry out orders that are contrary to our laws, ideals, and founding document; and (2) recommits to fighting to ensure that all people receive the dignity, respect, and rights guaranteed by the Constitution regardless of gender, sexual orientation, religion, race, ethnicity, or national origin.