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2017 SESSION

17100911D
HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 268
Offered January 11, 2017
Prefiled December 12, 2016
Designating January 22, in 2017 and in each succeeding year, as the Day of Tears in Virginia.
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Patrons-- Cline, Bell, Richard P., Austin, Campbell, Cole, Collins, Fariss, Fowler, Freitas, Garrett, Landes, LaRock, Marshall, R.G., Massie, Morefield, Pogge, Poindexter, Ware and Wright
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Referred to Committee on Rules
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WHEREAS, on January 22, 1973, the majority of the members of the Supreme Court ruled that abortion was a right secured by the Constitution; and

WHEREAS, since that fateful day, over 58 million unborn children have perished; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That January 22 shall be called the Day of Tears in Virginia and that the citizens of the Commonwealth of Virginia are encouraged to lower their flags to half-staff to mourn the innocents who have lost their lives to abortion.