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11-HRes211 on Apr 7, 2011

Bill Sponsorship: Resolution for Ten Commandments Weekend
Source: H.RES.211
Expressing support for designation of the first weekend of May as Ten Commandments Weekend to recognize the significant contributions the Ten Commandments have made in shaping the principles, institutions, and national character of the United States.
  • Whereas from the founding days of the United States, the Ten Commandments have been part of the Nation's basic cultural fabric;
  • Whereas the Ten Commandments are a widely respected code of personal conduct and a declaration of fundamental principles for a fair and just society that transcend the diversity of cultural expression and faith in the United States;
  • Whereas images of the Ten Commandments are prominently displayed in many Federal buildings, such as the US Supreme Court, National Archives, and Library of Congress; and
  • Whereas in addition to being understood as an elemental source for US law, the Ten Commandments have become a recognized symbol in the Nation's culture:
    Now, therefore, be it
  1. Resolved, That the House of Representatives--
  2. supports the designation of Ten Commandments Weekend;
  3. celebrates the significant role the Ten Commandments have played in the development of significant public and private institutions of the US; and
  4. encourages citizens of all faiths and religious persuasions to reflect on the important impact that the Ten Commandments have had on the people and national character of the US.


    Participating counts on VoteMatch question 4. Question 4: Keep God in the public sphere Scores: -2=Strongly oppose; -1=Oppose; 0=neutral; 1=Support; 2=Strongly support.
  • Topic: Principles & Values
  • Headline: Sponsored designating first weekend in May as Ten Commandments Weekend (Score: 2)
  • Headline 2: Designate first weekend in May as Ten Commandments Weekend (Score: 2)

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  • Cases: w=wrote; j=joined; d=dissented; c=concurred
  • Surveys: '+' supports; '-' opposes.



Democrats participating in 11-HRes211



Republicans participating in 11-HRes211

Roscoe Bartlett s2oMaryland Republican 
Rob Bishop s2oUtah Republican 
Mo Brooks s2oAlabama Republican 
Paul Broun s2oGA Republican Challenger 
Quico Canseco s2oTexas Republican 
John Fleming s2oLouisiana Republican 
Bill Flores s2oTexas Republican 
Randy Forbes s2oVirginia Republican 
Scott Garrett s2oNew Jersey Republican 
Bob Gibbs s2oOhio Republican 
Phil Gingrey s2oGA Republican Challenger 
Louie Gohmert s1pTexas Republican 
Paul Gosar s2oArizona Republican 
Vicky Hartzler s2oMissouri Republican 
Wally Herger s2oCalifornia Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Tim Huelskamp s2oKansas Republican 
Bill Huizenga s2oMichigan Republican 
Walter Beaman Jones s2oNorth Carolina Republican 
Doug Lamborn s2oColorado Republican 
James Lankford s2oOklahoma Republican 
Dan Lungren s2oCalifornia Republican 
Sue Myrick s2oNorth Carolina Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Randy Neugebauer s2oTexas Republican 
Alan Nunnelee s2oMississippi Republican 
Pete Olson s2oTexas Republican 
Mike Pence s2oIN Republican Governor 
Bill Posey s2oFlorida Republican 
Jean Schmidt s2oOhio Republican (Lost 2012 Primary) 
Steve Southerland s2oFlorida Republican 
Marlin Stutzman s2oIndiana Republican 
Tim Walberg s2oMichigan Republican 
Dan Webster s2oFlorida Republican 
Joe Wilson s2oSouth Carolina Republican 



Independents participating in 11-HRes211



Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 0
Republicans: 33
Independents: 0


















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