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House Proceeding 10-29-07 on Oct 29th, 2007 :: 1:15:32 to 1:17:22
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1:15:19 to 1:15:32( Edit History Discussion )

pro tempore: the clerk will rort the title of the resolution. the clerk: house resolution 726, resolution calling on the president of the united states and the international community to take

John S. Tanner

1:15:32 to 1:15:42( Edit History Discussion )

John S. Tanner: immediate steps to respond to and prevent acts of rape and sexual violence against women and girls in darfur, sudan, eastern chad, and the central african republic. the speaker pro tempore:

John S. Tanner

1:15:32 to 1:17:22( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John S. Tanner

John S. Tanner

1:15:42 to 1:15:56( Edit History Discussion )

John S. Tanner: pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from tennessee, mr. tanner, and the gentlewoman from florida, ms. ros-lehtinen, will each control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from tennessee.

John S. Tanner

1:15:56 to 1:16:10( Edit History Discussion )

John S. Tanner: mr. tanner: thank you, mr. speaker. i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks and include extraneous material. the speaker pro tempore:

John S. Tanner

1:16:10 to 1:16:24( Edit History Discussion )

John S. Tanner: without objection. mr. tanner: on the resolution. thank you. mr. speaker, i yield myself such time as i may consume. i want to thank congresswoman delauro for this important resolution that focuses

John S. Tanner

1:16:24 to 1:16:38( Edit History Discussion )

John S. Tanner: again on one of the most heinous crimes of war known to humans, the rape of women. in the process of the darfur genocide, women and girls have been targeted specifically. i'll let her speak

John S. Tanner

1:16:38 to 1:16:55( Edit History Discussion )

John S. Tanner: more about this. but when women living in refugee camps for an example asked why they went to fetch water and risk rape, they answered if we let the men go it will be killed. it is better

John S. Tanner

1:16:55 to 1:17:08( Edit History Discussion )

John S. Tanner: for us to be raped than for our husbands to be killed. it goes on and on, mr. speaker, but i will yield back -- yield time now to ms. ros-lehtinen. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves

John S. Tanner

1:17:08 to 1:17:22( Edit History Discussion )

John S. Tanner: the balance of his time. the the gentlewoman from -- the gentlewoman from -- ms. ros-lehtinen: thank you so much, mr. speaker. i yield myself such time as i may consume. i rise in support of resolution

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

1:17:22 to 1:17:35( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: by my good friend, ms. delauro, h. resolution 726, which calls on the international community to take immediate steps to respond to and to halt acts of rape, sexual violence, all of

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

1:17:22 to 1:19:43( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

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