S.Res. 600 (110th): A resolution commemorating the 44th anniversary of the deaths of civil rights workers Andrew Goodman, James Chaney, and Michael Schwerner in Philadelphia, Mississippi, while working in the name of American democracy to register voters and secure civil rights during the summer of 1964, which has become known as “Freedom Summer”.

Introduced:
Jun 24, 2008 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Status:
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Sponsor
Barack Obama
Senator from Illinois
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Jun 24, 2008
Length
5 pages
Related Bills
H.Res. 1293 (Related)
Commemorating the 44th anniversary of the deaths of civil rights workers Andrew Goodman, James ...

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jun 23, 2008

 
Status

This simple resolution was agreed to on June 24, 2008. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Progress
Introduced Jun 24, 2008
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) Jun 24, 2008
 
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6/24/2008--Passed Senate without amendment.
Encourages all Americans to pause and remember Andrew Goodman, James Chaney, and Michael Schwerner and the 44th anniversary of their deaths.
Commemorates their lives and work, and those of all other brave Americans who made the ultimate sacrifice in the name of civil rights and voting rights for all Americans.
Commemorates and acknowledges the legacy of the brave Americans who participated in the civil rights movement and the role that they played in changing the hearts and minds of Americans, and creating the political climate necessary to pass legislation to expand such rights.

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