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2017 SESSION


HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 268
Recognizing January 22 as the Day of Tears in Virginia.

 

Agreed to by the House of Delegates, January 18, 2017

 

 

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 by the House of Delegates, That January 22 hereby be recognized as the Day of Tears in Virginia and that the citizens of the Commonwealth of Virginia be encouraged to lower their flags to half-staff to mourn the innocents who have lost their lives to abortion.