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H.Res. 429 (eh) [Engrossed in House] ...
H. RES. 428
Condemning the discriminatory practices prevalent at Bob Jones
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
February 29, 2000
Mr. Crowley (for himself, Mr. Conyers, Mr. Bonior, Mr. Kennedy of Rhode
Island, Mr. DeFazio, Mr. Brady of Pennsylvania, Mr. Wynn, Mr. Cummings,
Mr. Jackson of Illinois, Mr. Hastings of Florida, Mr. Weiner, Mr.
Roemer, Mr. Ackerman, Mr. Pallone, Mr. Lampson, Mr. Blumenauer, Ms.
Schakowsky, Mr. Engel, Mr. Romero-Barcelo, Mr. Dingell, Ms. Jackson-Lee
of Texas, Mr. Meehan, Mrs. McCarthy of New York, Mr. Forbes, Mrs.
Tauscher, Mr. Capuano, Ms. Eshoo, Mr. Rothman, Ms. Berkley, Ms.
DeLauro, Mrs. Lowey, Ms. Velazquez, Mr. Green of Texas, Mr. Baldacci,
Mrs. Napolitano, Mr. Lewis of Georgia, Mr. Udall of New Mexico, Mr.
Nadler, Mr. Larson, Mr. Udall of Colorado, Mr. Rangel, and Mr. Holt)
submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee
on the Judiciary
Condemning the discriminatory practices prevalent at Bob Jones
Whereas the House of Representatives strongly rejects the practices of racism,
segregation, and intolerance based on religious beliefs;
Whereas the administration of Bob Jones University enforces a segregationist
policy by prohibiting interracial couples on the Bob Jones University
Whereas officials of Bob Jones University routinely disparage those of other
religious faiths with intolerant and derogatory remarks;
Whereas officials of Bob Jones University have likened the Pope of the Roman
Catholic Church to a ``possessed demon'', and branded Catholicism as a
``satanic system and religion of the anti-Christ'';
Whereas the website of Bob Jones University greets visitors with the
University's belief that Catholicism and Mormonism are ``cults''; and
Whereas senior officials of Bob Jones University have made openly racist remarks
on many occasions regarding African Americans and Asian Americans: Now,
therefore, be it
Resolved, That the House of Representatives--
(1) condemns practices, such as those prevalent at Bob
Jones University, that seek to discriminate against and divide
Americans on the basis of race, ethnicity, and religion; and
(2) strongly denounces individuals who seek to subvert the
American ideals of inclusion, equality, and social justice.
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