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Entry Title Date
Right To Life January 13, 2016
Todd Rokita, R-IN
"Mr. Speaker, the Declaration of Independence records for posterity the fact that we have been given by our Creator certain unalienable rights. Among these, of course, are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. "
One-Year Anniversary Of The Release Of Alan Gross December 17, 2015
Patrick Leahy, D-VT
"It was only 12 months ago that Senator Flake and I walked up the gangplank onto the President’s plane with Alan and Judy Gross. I took many photographs that day, and our son-in-law, Lawrence Jackson, one of the President’s photographers, was also there recording it for posterity."
Honoring The Fort Hill High School Sentinels December 9, 2015
John Delaney, D-MD
"Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize the achievement of the Fort Hill Sentinels, an extraordinary group of young men from Western Maryland who have inspired their community and gained recognition across the state. This month, Fort Hill High School of Cumberland won their third consecutive state football title, winning the Class 1A Maryland State Championship. On December 5, the Sentinels defeated Havre de Grace 44-14 behind a powerful rushing attack and a strong defense. The Sentinels averaged over 10 yards per play, led by fullback Raen Smith who ran for 234 yards. Fort Hill is 40-1 over the last three seasons. The results produced by the Sentinels—win after win after win for three seasons—are a testament to their dedication, teamwork and intelligence, all qualities that we should celebrate. After winning the state title Coach Todd Appel told the Cumberland Times-News the team would be back in the weight room the next week, a testament to the hard work and commitment of the team. The achievement of the Fort Hill Sentinels should be recognized and recorded for posterity. Congratulations to the Fort Hill Sentinels, Coach Appel and his staff and everyone who played a part in this championship season."
Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act Of 2015 November 17, 2015
Tom McClintock, R-CA
"In the past half century, many of these tribes have created, from that sovereignty, great engines of prosperity with which to provide for themselves and their posterity; and suddenly, our government’s disinterest in their welfare, its benign neglect of their affairs, has changed. Now that they are prosperous, our government has developed a canine appetite to intervene in their affairs."
Born-Alive Abortion Survivors September 18, 2015
Trent Franks, R-AZ
"He reminded those he called posterity that “when in the distant future some man, some factions, some interests should set up a doctrine that some were not entitled to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness that `their posterity‘ ”—that is us, Mr. Speaker—“that their posterity might look up again to the Declaration of Independence and take courage to renew the battle which their fathers began.”"

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