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H.Res. 473 (109th): Condemning the racist remarks of William Bennett.

The text of the bill below is as of Sep 29, 2005 (Introduced).



1st Session

H. RES. 473


September 29, 2005

submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


Condemning the racist remarks of William Bennett.

Whereas William J. Bennett hosts a radio program, Morning in America, which airs on approximately 115 radio stations with an estimated weekly audience of 1.25 million listeners;

Whereas on September 28th, 2005, Mr. Bennett said on his radio program, “But I do know that it's true that if you wanted to reduce crime, you could, if that were your sole purpose, you could abort every black baby in this country, and your crime rate would go down.”; and

Whereas Mr. Bennett’s remarks are outrageous and blatantly racist: Now, therefore, be it

That the House of Representatives—


condemns the comments made by William J. Bennett on his radio program, Morning in America, as outrageous racism of the most bigoted and ignorant kind; and


condemns all manifestations and expressions of racism and ethnic intolerance.