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House Proceeding on Sep 30th, 2009 :: 2:42:35 to 2:47:55
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Adam B. Schiff

2:42:35 to 2:47:55( Edit History Discussion )
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Adam B. Schiff

2:43:36 to 2:43:56( Edit History Discussion )

Adam B. Schiff: settingfires. he was well-known to authorities in new york and he moved to california. where he was unknown. and when there were a series of car port fires in california, california authorities didn't necessarily connect it to what happened in new york. with a national registry we can connect these events and we can

Adam B. Schiff

2:45:01 to 2:45:21( Edit History Discussion )

Adam B. Schiff: the clerk: house resolution 757, resolution supporting the goals and ideals of a national day of remembrance for homicide victims. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from california, mr. schiff, and the gentleman from tes, mr. poe, each will control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from california. mr. schiff: mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent that all

Adam B. Schiff

2:45:22 to 2:45:43( Edit History Discussion )

Adam B. Schiff: members may have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks and include extraneous materiaon the resolution under consideration. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. schiff: i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. schiff: mr. speaker, this resolution expresses support for the goals and ideals of the national day of rembrance for homicide victims.

Adam B. Schiff

2:45:44 to 2:46:05( Edit History Discussion )

Adam B. Schiff: on friday, september 25, 2009, the third annual observance of the national day of ref brans for homicide victims was held in washington, d.c., and across the country. this year's observance was organized by the national organization of parents of murdered children, mothers against drunk driving, and the maryland crime victims resource center.

Adam B. Schiff

2:46:06 to 2:46:26( Edit History Discussion )

Adam B. Schiff: every year families lose loved ones to senseless acts of violence. along with their lovered ones these families lose hopes and dreams for the future. not only are mothers, fathers, sisters, and brothers affected by the sudden loss of a family member, the lives of friends, co-workers, and neighbors can also be changed forever. in 2008 alone over 14,000

Adam B. Schiff

2:46:27 to 2:46:48( Edit History Discussion )

Adam B. Schiff: individuals lost their lives as a result of violent homicide. over half of these murdered victims were killed by acquaintances such as a neighbor, friend, or boyfrnd. after the initial shock as friends and neighbors resume their daily lives, family members are left to deal with the grief and loss and become overwhelmed with picking up the pieces of their lives.

Adam B. Schiff

2:46:49 to 2:47:11( Edit History Discussion )

Adam B. Schiff: the national day of rembrance for murder victims acknowledges the long-term trauma families and friends experience after a loved one is murdered. and focuses on the importance of providing support, guidance, and counseling to survivors of homicide. while families deal with their grief, they are also confronted with trying to find some sense of justice through the criminal justice system.

Adam B. Schiff

2:47:12 to 2:47:33( Edit History Discussion )

Adam B. Schiff: the complexities and delays resolving a criminal case frequently add to their feelings of anger and resentment. the national day of remembrance sends a powerful these families and friends alike that we as a nation rember their loss, honor their courage, and are committed to helping them move on with their lives. the national day of rembrance reminds us that murder impacts

Adam B. Schiff

2:47:34 to 2:47:54( Edit History Discussion )

Adam B. Schiff: each and every one of us and every community across the country. this day also reminds us to rededicate ourselves to working to prevent the violence that destroys lives and devastates families. i'd like to thank the lead co-sponsors of this resolution, donna edwards of maryland and ted poe of texas for their leadership in making sure that last week's national day of

Adam B. Schiff

2:47:55 to 2:47:55( Edit History Discussion )

Adam B. Schiff: remembrance is honored by

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