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01-HR255 on Oct 4, 2001

Bill Sponsorship: the Resolution on bigotry against Sikh Americans:
Source: House Resolution Sponsorship
Title: Condemning bigotry and violence against Sikh Americans in the wake of terrorist attacks against the United States on September 11, 2001.

Summary: Declares that, in the quest to identify, locate, and bring to justice the perpetrators and sponsors of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States, the civil rights and liberties of all Americans, including Sikh-Americans, should be protected.

  • Condemns bigotry and acts of violence or discrimination against any Americans, including Sikh-Americans.
  • Calls upon local and Federal law enforcement authorities to: (1) work to prevent hate crimes against all Americans; and (2) prosecute to the fullest extent of the law all those who commit hate crimes.

  • Topic: War & Peace
  • Headline: Condemns anti-Muslim bigotry in name of anti-terrorism

  • Key for participation codes:
  • Sponsorships: p=sponsored; o=co-sponsored; s=signed
  • Memberships: c=chair; m=member; e=endorsed; f=profiled; s=scored
  • Resolutions: i=introduced; w=wrote; a=adopted
  • Cases: w=wrote; j=joined; d=dissented; c=concurred
  • Surveys: '+' supports; '-' opposes.

Democrats participating in 01-HR255

Neil Abercrombie s1oHawaii Democrat (Resigned 2010) 
Gary Ackerman s1oNew York Dem./Ind./Lib. (Retiring 2012) 
Rob Andrews s1oNew Jersey Democrat 
Joe Baca s1oCalifornia Democratic Challenger 
Evan Bayh s1oIN Former Democratic Senator 
Xavier Becerra s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Ken Bentsen s1oTexas Democrat 
Shelley Berkley s1oNevada Democrat (Senate run 2012) 
Howard Berman s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Jeff Bingaman s1oNM Democratic Sr Senator (Retiring) 
Sanford Bishop s1oGeorgia Democrat 
Rod Blagojevich s1oIL Former Democrat Governor (2003-2009) 
Earl Blumenauer s1oOregon Democrat 
David Bonior s1oMichigan Democrat 
Robert Borski s1oPennsylvania Democrat 
Rick Boucher s1oVirginia Democrat (until 2010) 
Barbara Boxer s1oCA Democratic Jr Senator 
Sherrod Brown s1oOH Democratic Sr Senator 
Maria Cantwell s1oWA Democratic Jr Senator 
Michael Capuano s1oMA Former Democratic Primary Senate Challenger (2009) 
Tom Carper s1oDE Democratic Sr Senator 
Julia Carson s1oIndiana Former Dem. (Deceased 2008) 
Max Cleland s1oGA Democratic Senator (Former) 
Bob Clement s1oTennessee Democrat 
Hillary Clinton s1oNY Former Democratic Senator (NY); now Secretary of State 
Gary Condit s1oCalifornia Democrat 
John Conyers s1oMichigan Democrat 
Jon Corzine s1oNJ Former Democrat (until 2009) 
Bud Cramer s1oAlabama Democrat (Retired 2008) 
Joseph Crowley s1oNew York Democrat 
Peter Defazio s1oOregon Democrat 
Bill Delahunt s1oMassachusetts Democrat (until 2010) 
Rosa DeLauro s1oConnecticut Democrat 
Norm Dicks s1oWashington Democrat (Retiring 2012) 
John Dingell s1oMichigan Democrat 
Lloyd Doggett s1oTexas Democrat 
Cal Dooley s1oCalifornia Democrat (Until 2004) 
Richard Durbin s1wIL Democratic Sr Senator 
John Edwards s1oNC Former Democrat Senator; retired to run for President, 2004 
Anna Eshoo s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Lane Evans s1oIllinois Democrat 
Eni Faleomavaega s1oSamoa Democrat 
Sam Farr s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Chaka Fattah s1oPennsylvania Democrat 
Russell Feingold s1oPOTUS Democrat 
Dianne Feinstein s1oCA Democratic Sr Senator 
Bob Filner s1oCalifornia Democrat (Mayoral run 2011) 
Barney Frank s1oMassachusetts Democrat (Retiring 2012) 
Martin Frost s1oTexas Democrat (Until 2004) 
Dick Gephardt s1oMissouri Democrat (Until 2004) 
Charles Gonzalez s1oTexas Democrat (Retiring 2012) 
Alcee Hastings s1oFlorida Democrat 
Maurice Hinchey s1oNew York Dem/Working-Fam.(Retired 2012) 
Rush Holt s1oNew Jersey Democrat 
Mike Honda s1wCalifornia Democrat 
Daniel Inouye s1oHI Democratic Sr Senator 
Steve Israel s1oNew York Democrat 
Jesse Louis Jackson s1oIllinois Democrat (Resgined 2013) 
Eddie Bernice Johnson s1oTexas Democrat 
Tim Johnson s1oSD Democratic Sr Senator (retiring 2014) 
Stephanie Tubbs Jones s1oOhio Former Dem. (Deceased, 2008) 
Marcy Kaptur s1oOhio Democrat 
Ted Kennedy s1oMA Democratic Senator (until 2009) 
John Kerry s1oMA Democratic Sr Senator 
Jerry Kleczka s1oWisconsin Democrat (Until 2004) 
Nicholas Lampson s1oTexas Democrat (Unseated 2008) 
Mary Landrieu s1oLA Democratic Sr Senator 
James Langevin s1oRhode Island Democrat 
Tom Lantos s1oCalifornia Former Democrat (until 2008) 
Rick Larsen s1oWashington Democrat 
Patrick Leahy s1oVT Democratic Sr Senator 
Barbara Lee s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Carl Levin s1oMI Democratic Sr Senator (retiring 2014) 
Zoe Lofgren s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Nita Lowey s1oNew York Democrat 
Carolyn Maloney s1oNew York Democrat/Liberal 
Robert Matsui s1oCalifornia Former Democrat (deceased) 
Carolyn McCarthy s1oNew York Dem./Ind./Working-Families 
Betty McCollum s1oMinnesota Democrat 
Jim McDermott s1oWashington Democrat 
Jim McGovern s1oMassachusetts Democrat 
Cynthia McKinney s1oGeorgia Democrat 
Marty Meehan s1oMassachusetts Democrat (Retired 2007) 
Carrie Meek s1oFlorida Democrat (retired 2002) 
Barbara Mikulski s1oMD Democratic Sr Senator 
Juanita Millender-McDonald s1oCalifornia Democrat 
George Miller s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Patsy Mink s1oHawaii Democrat 
James Moran s1oVirginia Democrat 
Patty Murray s1oWA Democratic Sr Senator 
Jerrold Nadler s1oNew York Dem./Lib./Working-Families 
Grace Napolitano s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Frank Pallone s1oNew Jersey Democrat 
Bill Pascrell s1oNew Jersey Democrat 
Ed Pastor s1oArizona Democrat 
Donald Payne s1oNew Jersey Former Democrat(Deceased 2012) 
Nancy Pelosi s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Harry Reid s1oNV Democratic Sr Senator 
Silvestre Reyes s1oTexas Democrat 
Lynn Nancy Rivers s1oMichigan Democrat 
Ciro Rodriguez s1oTexas Democrat (until 2010) 
Steven Rothman s1oNew Jersey Democrat 
Lucille Roybal-Allard s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Paul Sarbanes s1oMD Former Democrat Senator (Retired 2006) 
Jan Schakowsky s1oIllinois Democrat 
Adam Schiff s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Charles Schumer s1oNY Democratic Sr Senator 
Jose Serrano s1oNew York Democrat/Liberal 
Brad Sherman s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Louise Slaughter s1oNew York Democrat 
David Adam Smith s1oWashington Democrat 
Hilda Solis s1oCA Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger 
Arlen Specter s1oPA Former Democratic incumbent (elected as Republican) 
Debbie Stabenow s1oMI Democratic Jr Senator 
Pete Stark s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Ellen Tauscher s1oCalifornia Former Democrat (until 2009) 
Bob Torricelli s1oNJ Former Democratic Senator 
Ed Towns s1oNew York Democrat/Liberal (Retiring) 
Mark Udall s1oCO Democratic Sr Senator; previously Representative 
Tom Udall s1oNew Mexico Democrat (Senate 2008) 
Peter Visclosky s1oIndiana Democrat 
Diane Watson s1oCalifornia Former Democrat (until 2010) 
Lynn Woolsey s1oCalifornia Democrat (Retiring 2012) 
David Wu s1oOregon Democrat (Resigned 2011) 
Ron Wyden s1oOR Democratic Sr Senator 

Republicans participating in 01-HR255

George Allen s1oPOTUS Republican 
Robert Bennett s1oUT Former Republican Senator 
Judy Biggert s1oIllinois Republican 
Sam Brownback s1oKS Republican Governor 
Dan Burton s1oIndiana Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Ken Calvert s1oCalifornia Republican 
John Howard Coble s1oNorth Carolina Republican 
Tom Davis s1oVirginia Republican (Retiring 2008) 
Mike DeWine s1oOH Former Republican Senator (lost re-election, 2006) 
John Doolittle s1oCalifornia Republican (Retiring 2008) 
Mike Ferguson s1oNew Jersey Republican (Retiring 2008) 
Peter Fitzgerald s1oIL Former Republican incumbent; retired 2004 
Rodney Frelinghuysen s1oNew Jersey Republican 
Benjamin Gilman s1oNew York Republican 
Mark Green s1oWisconsin Republican 
J.D. Hayworth s1oArizona Republican (until 2007) 
Wally Herger s1oCalifornia Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Steve Horn s1oCalifornia Republican 
Henry Hyde s1oIllinois Republican 
Nancy Lee Johnson s1oConnecticut Republican 
Peter King s1oNew York Rep./Ind./Cons./Right-To-Life 
Mark Kirk s1oIL Republican Jr Senator 
Joe Knollenberg s1oMichigan Republican (Unseated 2008) 
Jerry Lewis s1oCalifornia Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Frank LoBiondo s1oNew Jersey Republican 
Richard Lugar s1oIN Republican Sr Senator 
Connie Morella s1oMaryland Republican 
Tom Osborne s1oNebraska Republican 
Doug Ose s1oCalifornia Republican challenger 
Richard Pombo s1oCalifornia Republican 
Dana Rohrabacher s1oCalifornia Republican 
Ed Royce s1oCalifornia Republican 
James Sensenbrenner s1oWisconsin Republican 
Christopher Shays s1oConnecticut Republican (Unseated 2008) 
Rob Simmons s1oConnecticut Republican 
Christopher Smith s1oNew Jersey Republican 
Mark Souder s1oIndiana Republican (until 2010) 
Lee Terry s1oNebraska Republican 
Fred Thompson s1oPOTUS Republican 
John Warner s1oVA Former Republican Senator (retired 2008) 

Independents participating in 01-HR255

Joe Biden s1oDE Vice President 
John Cooksey s1oLA 2004 former Republican Nominee 
Harold Ford s1oNY 2010 Democratic Primary Challenger; previously US Rep (TN) 
Jim Jeffords s1oVT Former Independent Senator (retired 2006) 
Joseph Lieberman s1oCT Independent Sr Senator; Gore's VP nominee (Retiring) 
Bernie Sanders s1oVermont Independent 
Robert Underwood s1oGuam - 

Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 125
Republicans: 40
Independents: 7

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