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House Proceeding on Feb 23rd, 2009 :: 1:14:45 to 1:17:15
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Paul Braun, Jr.

1:14:41 to 1:15:03( Edit History Discussion )

Paul Braun, Jr.: activities, and i think it's critically important that we're part of an effort to in public of this problem. thank you and i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from utah. . mr. bishop: i would be happy to yield two minutes to the gentleman from georgia, which was not where the dogfighting

Paul Braun, Jr.

1:14:45 to 1:17:15( Edit History Discussion )
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Paul Braun, Jr.

1:15:04 to 1:15:25( Edit History Discussion )

Paul Braun, Jr.: took place, that was virginia, mr. broun. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from georgia is recognized for two minutes. mr. broun: i thank the gentleman from utah for yielding. i just wanted to make a comment. i just respectfully disagree with my friend from out west and from oregon about the -- about his very impassioned debate here.

Paul Braun, Jr.

1:15:26 to 1:15:46( Edit History Discussion )

Paul Braun, Jr.: i understand that my friend is very passionate about this. as a physician i'm very concerned about animal bites myself. i don't see where this bill is going to stopnimal bites. i don't see where it's going to stop primate bites. if you want to outlaw primate ownership, then maybe that bill is one that you could bring to

Paul Braun, Jr.

1:15:47 to 1:16:07( Edit History Discussion )

Paul Braun, Jr.: the floor. i'm not sure how we would vote on that. i don't see how we can compare ownership of a primate or even a lion or tiger to dogfighting and cockfighting. they are totally separate entities. totally separate issues. this is going to cost money.

Paul Braun, Jr.

1:16:08 to 1:16:28( Edit History Discussion )

Paul Braun, Jr.: when we are in a situation where the american public are fixing to be asked to increase their taxes and we passed just two weeks ago, week and a half ago a huge stimulus bill that i don't think is going to stimulate the economy. but i do know this. increasing federal spending and

Paul Braun, Jr.

1:16:29 to 1:16:49( Edit History Discussion )

Paul Braun, Jr.: increasing federal purview into people's lives, particularly state's lives, is not in the best interest of our taxpayers. it's not in the best interest of america. it is not america frankly i cry a copy of the constitution in my pocket and don't see anything in this document that allows us to contain, expand the size of the federal government like we are doing.

Paul Braun, Jr.

1:16:50 to 1:17:10( Edit History Discussion )

Paul Braun, Jr.: i just wanted to make a comment that i very much appreciate your impassioned remarks. i understand how the horrible accident that my friend from utah was not trying to belittle in any way whatsoever, aim sure he would tell you the same thing, i know he has a heart

Paul Braun, Jr.

1:17:11 to 1:17:17( Edit History Discussion )

Paul Braun, Jr.: like we all do, but this bills not going to stop that type of activity. i don't think it's in the best

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