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House Proceeding 04-29-09 on Apr 29th, 2009 :: 1:17:15 to 1:18:40
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Al Green

1:17:11 to 1:17:32( Edit History Discussion )

Al Green: un gentleman from pennsylvania, mr. fattah, be able to insert his remarks into the record. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. fattah: i want an opportunity to revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: mr. conyers: mr. speaker, i now recognize the distinguished

Al Green

1:17:15 to 1:18:40( Edit History Discussion )
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Al Green

1:17:33 to 1:17:53( Edit History Discussion )

Al Green: gentle green, for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: the skwlelt is recognized for one minute. mr. gree thank you, mr. speaker. i rise in support of the claration of independence. all persons are created equal, endowed by their creator with certain inalienable rights, among them life, liberty, and e purs

Al Green

1:17:54 to 1:18:15( Edit History Discussion )

Al Green: not some people, not people of a particular race, not people who just happen to be heterosexual. all persons are created equal. and for the record, i support the rights of gay people. gay people have the same rights as any other americans and they have the right to pursue happiness.

Al Green

1:18:16 to 1:18:37( Edit History Discussion )

Al Green: i support this, the deck cla -- the declaration of independence supports it, and we should realize, there but for the grace of goth go i. any one of us could become the victim of a hate crime regardless of your race, your creed, your color. we should support peop. for those who say we're creating a separate class of people.

Al Green

1:18:38 to 1:18:42( Edit History Discussion )

Al Green: we already have a class we've distinguished in the state of texas for peace officer.

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