No Federal Funding for Confederate Symbols Act (v. 2)

This Friday, we plan to introduce legislation to prevent federal funds from being used to create, maintain, or display, as applicable, any Confederate symbol on Federal public land, including any highway, park, subway, Federal building, military base, street,
or other Federal property. Confederate symbol, in this bill, is defined as a Confederate battle flag, any symbol or signage that honors the Confederacy, and any monument or statue that honors a Confederate leader or soldier or the Confederate States of America.

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Support Congressional Gold Medal to Honor Benghazi Heroes (v. 9)

In recognition of distinguished acts of bravery, leadership, and achievement that have an enduring impact on American history, Congress is authorized to bestow its highest civilian honor – the Congressional Gold Medal – on individuals whose contributions
and service to our nation stand as a testament to our founding principles. 

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Help Stop Hate Crimes! (v. 2)

The footage coming out of Charlottesville, VA is disturbing. The use of racial slurs, antagonistic attitudes towards minorities and ethnic groups is repulsive. Over the course of several months, a
variety of hate groups have sought to proliferate their message. This is the tipping point: empowered bigots are willing to profess their message even with the use of violence. This is counter to inclusiveness and it must be stopped.

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No Federal Funding for Confederate Symbols Act

This Friday, we plan to introduce legislation to prevent federal funds from being used to create, maintain, or display, as applicable, any Confederate symbol on Federal public land, including any highway, park, subway, Federal building, military base, street,
or other Federal property. Confederate symbol, in this bill, is defined as a Confederate battle flag, any symbol or signage that honors the Confederacy, and any monument or statue that honors a Confederate leader or soldier or the Confederate States of America.

Read More

Help Stop Hate Crimes!

The footage coming out of Charlottesville, VA is disturbing. The use of racial slurs, antagonistic attitudes towards minorities and ethnic groups is repulsive. Over the course of several months, a
variety of hate groups have sought to proliferate their message. This is the tipping point: empowered bigots are willing to profess their message even with the use of violence. This is counter to inclusiveness and it must be stopped.

Read More

Support Congressional Gold Medal to Honor Benghazi Heroes (v. 8)

In recognition of distinguished acts of bravery, leadership, and achievement that have an enduring impact on American history, Congress is authorized to bestow its highest civilian honor – the Congressional Gold Medal – on individuals whose contributions
and service to our nation stand as a testament to our founding principles. 

Read More