H.Res. 789 (112th): Reaffirming the importance of religion in the lives of United States citizens and their freedom to exercise those beliefs peacefully.


Sep 19, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on September 19, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Stephen Fincher

Representative for Tennessee's 8th congressional district



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9/19/2012--Introduced.Reaffirms the importance of religion in the lives of U.S. citizens and their freedom to exercise those beliefs peacefully.Recognizes that Judeo-Christian heritage has played a strong role in the development ... Read more >

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Sep 19, 2012

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This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 789”). A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.


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