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H*3476 Resolution, By Anderson, King, Alexander, Bamberg, R.L. Brown, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Dillard, Gilliard, Govan, Hart, Henegan, Hodges, Hosey, Howard, Jefferson, Mack, McEachern, McKnight, M.S. McLeod, Mitchell, Neal, Parks, Rivers, Robinson-Simpson, Rutherford, Weeks, Whipper and Williams
Summary: John Alexander Gaines
    A HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE JOHN ALEXANDER GAINES FOR HIS COURAGE AND DETERMINATION AS ONE OF THE "FRIENDSHIP NINE," TO ACKNOWLEDGE THE HARDSHIPS IMPOSED ON HIM AS A RESULT OF HIS CONVICTION FOR SITTING AT A WHITES-ONLY LUNCH COUNTER IN 1961 DURING THE CIVIL RIGHTS ERA, AND TO HONOR HIS SACRIFICE IN CHOOSING IMPRISONMENT OVER A FINE AS THE PRICE OF PROTEST AT THAT EVENT AS HE TOOK A STAND FOR EQUAL RIGHTS FOR ALL.
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02/03/15House Introduced and adopted (House Journal-page 11)



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