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House Proceeding 04-29-09 on Apr 29th, 2009 :: 0:37:15 to 0:39:45
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Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

0:37:11 to 0:37:35( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: measure made it very clear that they're actively involved in singling out particular provisions for specific protection. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. the gentleman from michigan. mr. conyers: i'm pleased now to recognize a senior member of the house judiciary committee, the gentlelady from texas, njila -- sheila jackson lee,

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

0:37:15 to 0:39:45( Edit History Discussion )
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Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

0:37:37 to 0:37:57( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: for two minutes. ms. jackson lee: i a revise and extend. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentlelady is recognized for two minutes. ms. jackson lee: mr. chairman, let me thank you for your leadership and your persistence, and i thank my good friends for this vigorous debate. i almost don't know where to start. but, again, i would like to emphasize to my friends and

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

0:37:58 to 0:38:19( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: colleagues what this legislation is about. it is about the assistance and the ability to help states in their prosecution of heinous hate crim. and as a very championed citizen of the state of texas,

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

0:38:20 to 0:38:41( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: i hesitate to make ourselves a poster child. but having lived through the heinous crime of the dismemberment of james baird i cannot help relating this legislation to what is real. this will not bring down injustice on a person of fah who chooses to go into their

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

0:38:42 to 0:39:02( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: pulpit or stand on a street corner and say that the wrath of the person they believe in will come down on those who practice lifestyles that they don't agree with or a certain race or religion. they will go even further by saying the sword of justice, the sword of the lord will come down and sleigh you. that is not what this bill is

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

0:39:03 to 0:39:23( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: about. what it is about is about individuals who will attack a person of color, in this instant, an african-american male, in the dark of night, tie him to a pickup truck and drag his human alive body through

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

0:39:24 to 0:39:44( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: the streets of jasper, texas. when they were finished he was dismembered, his arm and legs and head were left along the bloody road. it was this heinous crime that led a state like tex to pass its own hate crimes bill. but yet, hate crimes have gone

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

0:39:45 to 0:39:46( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: on since that time and state

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