H.Con.Res.393 - A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of the Congress that the Attorney General should prosecute violations of the civil rights laws and Federal criminal laws by the Ku Klux Klan to the greatest extent possible, and that civic and religious groups should help to teach the young people of our Nation about the benefits of tolerance and the contribution that each of the ethnic, racial, and religious groups in this country makes to our American way of life.97th Congress (1981-1982)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Gray, William H., III [D-PA-2] (Introduced 08/11/1982)|
|Committees:||House - Education and Labor; Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 08/20/1982 Referred to Subcommittee on Employment Opportunities. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.393 — 97th Congress (1981-1982)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (08/11/1982)
Expresses the sense of the Congress that the Attorney General and each U.S. attorney should: (1) vigorously investigate all alleged acts of violence, harassment and coercion directed at a minority or ethnic group by a member of the Ku Klux Klan; (2) prosecute violations of civil rights and Federal criminal laws; and (3) seek injunctions against future acts of discrimination, harassment or coercion against any citizen because of such citizen's race, color, religion, sex or national origin.
Urges civic and religious groups to educate young Americans to be tolerant of all ethnic, racial, and religious groups.