Chairman Hensarling Honors Victims of 16th Street Church BombingPosted by on April 25, 2013
Freedom and human dignity are the ideals upon which our country was founded -- and these ideals leave no room whatsoever for bigotry and hatred -- none.
H.R. 360 posthumously bestows Congress's highest civilian honor -- the Congressional Gold Medal -- to Addie Mae Collins, Cynthia Wesley, Carole Robertson and Denise McNair. This legislation is a reminder of America's noble founding and a tribute to these four girls whose tragic deaths galvanized a nation to action.