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106th CONGRESS
  2d Session
H. RES. 428

    Condemning the discriminatory practices prevalent at Bob Jones 
                              University.


_______________________________________________________________________


                    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

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                               RESOLUTION


 
    Condemning the discriminatory practices prevalent at Bob Jones 
                              University.

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 
        campus;
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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