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House Proceeding 11-06-09 on Nov 6th, 2009 :: 0:28:05 to 0:32:35
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Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:28:01 to 0:28:24( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: doing. we need to say we care about the a about those people who will be taxed to pay for this and we care about a system of health care that's the best in the world that will be ruined. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman from california. mr. berman: mr. speaker, i'm very pleased to yield to a very

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:28:05 to 0:32:35( Edit History Discussion )
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Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:28:25 to 0:28:45( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: committee, the gentlelady from texas, ms. sheila jackson lee, three minutes. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady from texas is recognized. ms. jackson lee: i thank the distinguished chairman and i thank the distinguished ranking member for coming together around the legislation of my friend, mr. wu from oregon. and, mr. speaker, i want to

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:28:46 to 0:29:06( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: recapture the moment why we're here on this floor today. we will have an opportun for there to be a vigorous debate on this reform which by the way, mr. speaker, the american medical association has indicated their recognition of the importance

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:29:07 to 0:29:30( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: of this legislation. but i think it's important for us to recapture the horrific scenes those of us who are parents, those of us who are engaged with children during the tragedy of the in china on may 12, we looked in horror as rescue

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:29:31 to 0:29:53( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: workers worked feverishly to draw out children, limp bodies covered with dirt and dust, crying parents, some losing more than one being where they were supposed to be, in school, just as any other who during our lifetime have dropped our precious souls off at a school building.

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:29:54 to 0:30:15( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: you can imagine what the outcry and the pain. just go back to that time and see the video of parents on their knees screaming, maybe in prayer, to ask for mercy. maybe to hope that their child either would be found or the limp body was not their child.

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:30:16 to 0:30:39( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: can you imagine two wonderful, heroic individuals, huang qi and tan zuoren who came to speak for those voiceless parents, many of them oppressed by unfortunately the structure of china even though it is a coun have democratic and

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:30:40 to 0:31:03( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: constitutional rights these individuals were working to get the truth, what happened, why did most of the school buildings fall as they did, what kind of cheap constructio cheap that they didn't have focus? this resolution recots that these individuals who are human rights activists were literally picked up by plain

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:31:04 to 0:31:24( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: police and arrested on charges of illegally possessing state all they were trying to do is give voice to the voiceless to recognize that truth had to be found. when huang's closed trial was held and according to the

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:31:25 to 0:31:46( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: nongovernmental organization in kidnapped a volunteer for the human rights center to prevent him from testifying on huang's behalf. and so there are a lot of violations. in fac their own constitutional rights , and when they reached out to volunteers they de that right.

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:31:47 to 0:32:07( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: will the gentleman yield me an additional minute? mr. berman: please to yield the gentlelady one minute. ms. jackson lee: i thank the gentleman. so when they reached out to try others to tell the truth or have the truth told for these parents, these mourning parents, these parents without children, and we all know about

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:32:08 to 0:32:29( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: china's birth control policy, some may have had only child. each child is precious. so i rise today to support providing these human rights activists with the rights that all chinese citizens have under article 35 and 41 of china's cons of speech and association and the right to make suggestions

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:32:30 to 0:32:35( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: to officials free of suppression and retaliation. and i ask for a human rights plan for china. it is time to tell the truth

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