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House Proceeding 02-02-10 on Feb 2nd, 2010 :: 1:29:05 to 1:31:55
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Hank Johnson

1:29:03 to 1:29:23( Edit History Discussion )

Hank Johnson: deter these attacks before they occur. back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from georgia. mr. johnson: yes, mr. speaker, any other witnesses, may i inquire of representative poe? mr. poe: we have no other speakers. i'm ready to close.

Hank Johnson

1:29:05 to 1:31:55( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Hank Johnson

Hank Johnson

1:29:24 to 1:29:47( Edit History Discussion )

Hank Johnson: mr. johnson: all right. well, i will closeust after making this statement. my sister was murdered back in may 30 of 1973 and that happened

Hank Johnson

1:29:48 to 1:30:08( Edit History Discussion )

Hank Johnson: right here in washington, d.c., from a high school sweetheart to college, these two individuals, my sister and this gentleman who stalked her and killed her, were an item. but when she went to college she

Hank Johnson

1:30:09 to 1:30:33( Edit History Discussion )

Hank Johnson: started meeting new people and her interests changed and the gentleman just could not take it and so he continued to stalk her and finally it resulted in him killing her. at that time i don't think there

Hank Johnson

1:30:34 to 1:30:58( Edit History Discussion )

Hank Johnson: were any stalking laws that would have prevented his misconduct and so i personally have a fewer tolerance level for stalkers and so i'm proud to

Hank Johnson

1:30:59 to 1:31:20( Edit History Discussion )

Hank Johnson: support this bill representative poe, trial lawyer, who has seen -- excuse me, trial lawyer and thrile -- and a trial judge, who has seen so many of these cases in your career, i'm sure, and mr. royce of california spoke eloquently on this issue as well. so i'm going to congratulate him

Hank Johnson

1:31:21 to 1:31:43( Edit History Discussion )

Hank Johnson: for introducing the federal legislation that came before this. and i would advise all victims that as soon as it starts happening, let the police know and go get some counseling so that you don't allow this thing

Hank Johnson

1:31:44 to 1:31:55( Edit History Discussion )

Hank Johnson: to get out of control. if you hit it, hit it hard when it first happens, i think the chances are much better, that

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