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2017 SESSION

17104274D
HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 268
AMENDMENT IN THE NATURE OF A SUBSTITUTE
(Proposed by the House Committee on Rules
on January 16, 2017)
(Patron Prior to Substitute--Delegate Cline)
Recognizing January 22 as the Day of Tears in Virginia.

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.