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House Proceeding 06-09-09 on Jun 9th, 2009 :: 1:42:20 to 1:45:25
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Hank Johnson

1:42:16 to 1:42:36( Edit History Discussion )

Hank Johnson: and then we are not able to frightened for them and their family. the legislation that we are now speaking to provides that protection, and i ask my colleagues to support the gentlewoman's time has expired. the gentleman from california. mr. issa: at this time i would continue to reserve, mr. speaker.

Hank Johnson

1:42:20 to 1:45:25( Edit History Discussion )
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Hank Johnson

1:42:37 to 1:42:57( Edit History Discussion )

Hank Johnson: the speaker pro tempore: the gentman from california continues to reserve. the gentleman from georgia is recognized. mr. johnson: mr. speaker, may i inquire how many more speakers the gentleman from california has remaining. mr. issa: i thank the gentleman. i'm prepared to yield back if the gentleman is prepared to close. mr. joson: thank you.

Hank Johnson

1:42:58 to 1:43:19( Edit History Discussion )

Hank Johnson: i am prepared to close. mr. issa: mr. speaker, at this time i would yield back the balance of my time and support the passage of this important legislation. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from california yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman from georgia is recognized. mr. johnson: yes. thank you, mr. speaker. the great constitution of the

Hank Johnson

1:43:20 to 1:43:42( Edit History Discussion )

Hank Johnson: united states of america starts off with a preamble and that preamble goes as follows. the people of the united states in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, ensure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare and secure the

Hank Johnson

1:43:43 to 1:44:06( Edit History Discussion )

Hank Johnson: blessings of liberty to ourselves and our prosperity do ordain and establish this constitution for the united states of america. and so this bill deals with domestic tranquility. as you know, mr. speaker, the

Hank Johnson

1:44:07 to 1:44:30( Edit History Discussion )

Hank Johnson: most powerful beast imagined can always be brought down by just a little pair site inside of that -- pair asite inside that -- para site inside -- parasite inside that particular beast.

Hank Johnson

1:44:31 to 1:44:51( Edit History Discussion )

Hank Johnson: we can be subjected to parasites. the question is are we willing to die to ensure that domestic tranquility is achieved. if we truly care about ourselves, mr. speaker, our own safety and the safety of our

Hank Johnson

1:44:52 to 1:45:12( Edit History Discussion )

Hank Johnson: dear families, neighbors and anyone else, should we not be willing to die to protect our liberties by calling it like it is, street crime, you see something happen, regardless of whether or not you consider

Hank Johnson

1:45:13 to 1:45:25( Edit History Discussion )

Hank Johnson: that snitching or not -- and i would say that it's not -- do you have the courage to be able to do what will really protect you folks?

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