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Entry Title Date
Marriage June 17, 2015
Joe Pitts, R-PA
"The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania was founded on religious tolerance by William Penn. In Europe, whoever was most popular and powerful in a given place and time tried to force minorities to violate their beliefs, and that was why so many different groups of people came to America and particularly to Pennsylvania, religious minorities such as the Quakers, the Amish, the Mennonites, the Moravians, and others."
Recipients Of The Annual Yellow Dog Award June 15, 2015
Glenn Thompson, R-PA
"This award, presented by the Penn Brad Oil Museum in Custer City, Pennsylvania, honors Susan and Sherri’s leadership and dedication in preserving the history of the Bradford Oil Field."
800Th Anniversary Of The Magna Carta June 15, 2015
Charles Grassley, R-IA
"For instance, when William Penn was put on trial in England for practicing his Quaker faith, he used the Magna Carta in his defense. He later wrote a commentary on the Magna Carta for a work printed in Philadelphia called “The Excellent Privilege of Liberty and Property Being the Birth-Right of the Free-born Subjects of England,” which contained the first edition of the Magna Carta printed in the New World. In this work, William Penn explained the significance of the English tradition where the ruler is bound by the law, in contrast to countries such as France, where the King was actually the law."
National Collegiate Athletics Accountability Act June 12, 2015
Glenn Thompson, R-PA
"Mr. Speaker, I rise today in support of the National Collegiate Athletic Accountability Act introduced by my friend and Penn State fellow alumnus, Congressman Charlie Dent."
Recognizing Penn State Creamery On 150 Years June 4, 2015
Glenn Thompson, R-PA
"The majority leader, of course, is referring to the ice cream produced at Penn State University’s Berkey Creamery. I am proud to rise today in recognition of the creamery’s 150th anniversary."

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