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House Proceeding on Jul 30th, 2008 :: 0:36:18 to 0:40:28
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Steve Chabot

0:35:59 to 0:36:18( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Chabot: musl ims, democracy and labor activists and others, this has been a terrible summerbl not in spite of but precisely because of the olympic o games. the fact is -- this is a reproach to

Mike Pence

0:36:18 to 0:36:31( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Pence: the international na olympic commit tee and to all al those who believe in fundamental human rights.ts as we meet here right now, seve ral key human rights leadersan including the great harry

Mike Pence

0:36:18 to 0:40:28( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Mike Pence

Mike Pence

0:36:31 to 0:36:44( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Pence: wu and we i jingsheng are speaking out against the atrocities committed with impunity by the goviternment of china. i would note parenthetically that wei was let oasut of prison simply

Mike Pence

0:36:44 to 0:36:59( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Pence: to try toly garner olympics 2000 when the government didn't get that from the olympic mmittee, they rearrested him and tortured him almost to death. that's the reali ty of the people we are

Mike Pence

0:36:59 to 0:37:12( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Pence: dealing a with. in fact, let me just point out to my colleaguesue any number of chinese gov ernment humanan rights r violations should have been a deal stopper forer the international olympics

Mike Pence

0:37:12 to 0:37:28( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Pence: committee. te take the one child per p couple policy, madam speaker.. with its evils of forced abortion and rampant sex selection abortion. in effect since 1979, t9,he one child per couple policy

Mike Pence

0:37:28 to 0:37:45( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Pence: constitutes one of thee gravest crimes against women and children in all ofdr human history. and our resolution before us today has appropriate language condemning that atrocity. tr the chinese

Mike Pence

0:37:45 to 0:38:03( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Pence: governmencht massively violates chinese women with a state policy of mandatory monitoring of all chinesehi women's reproductive cycles, mandatory birthnd permits,ts mandatory contraception

Mike Pence

0:38:03 to 0:38:22( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Pence: or sterilization, and ruinous finesnd up to 10 times the annual salary of both husband and wife if they don't comply with the one child per couple policy. this policy has imposed unspeakable pain,

Mike Pence

0:38:22 to 0:38:38( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Pence: violence, andnd humiliation andli degradation on hundreds of millionsll off chinese women, man y of whom suffer lifelong d epression as a direct consequence. it is noit wonder more women

Mike Pence

0:38:38 to 0:38:50( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Pence: commit suicide in china than anywhere else in the world. as a direct res ult of this egregious human rights violation, ten s of millions of girls are missing today, dead, due to sexto

Mike Pence

0:38:50 to 0:39:06( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Pence: selectionec abortions, creating a huge gender a new park manifestation of genocide which is perhaps more appropriately called, gendercide. the lost girls of china and the estimates

Mike Pence

0:39:06 to 0:39:23( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Pence: arema of the number of girls is between 50 to 100 million lostll girlsir murdered m simply because they were girls. . madam speaker, frank wolf and i visited beijing. the chinese s ecret police threatened

Mike Pence

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

Mike Pence: eight human rights lawyers with whom we had planned to meet for dinner inee paub restaurant and placed several of them under house arrest. we did pr esent the chinese government with a

Mike Pence

0:39:39 to 0:39:57( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Pence: list of w people, 734 prisoners, ars short list by chinese standards, of peoople who are advocatie ng for democracy and freedom. and w ith the olympics now under way, we ask again, let those people

Mike Pence

0:39:57 to 0:40:12( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Pence: and all like minded d human ri ghts activists who are tortur ed in prison. please let them go. the resolution is great one. it deserves everyone's support. the speaker pro tempore: the

Mike Pence

0:40:12 to 0:40:28( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Pence: gentleman's time has expired. the gentleman from california. mr. berman: madam speaker, i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from califorlenia reserves

Ted Poe

0:40:28 to 0:40:43( Edit History Discussion )

Ted Poe: his time. the gentleman from ohio. mr. chabot: thank you, madam: speaker. i'd like to yiel d four minutes es to the gentleman from the great state of indiana, mr. pence, who is the ranking

Ted Poe

0:40:28 to 0:43:18( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Ted Poe

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