HR268: Day of Tears.


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.


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.

HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 268

Offered January 11, 2017
Prefiled December 12, 2016
Designating January 22, in 2017 and in each succeeding year, as the Day of Tears in Virginia.
Patron-- Cline

Committee Referral Pending

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, That January 22 shall be called the Day of Tears in Virginia and that the citizens of the Commonwealth of Virginia are encouraged to lower their flags to half-staff to mourn the innocents who have lost their lives to abortion.