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Session 121 - (2015-2016)Printer Friendly
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S*0421 Resolution, By Johnson, Allen, Jackson, Kimpson, Malloy, Matthews, Nicholson, Pinckney, Sabb, Scott, Williams, Alexander, Bennett, Bright, Bryant, Campbell, Campsen, Cleary, Coleman, Corbin, Courson, Cromer, Davis, Fair, Gregory, Grooms, Hayes, Hembree, Hutto, Leatherman, Lourie, L. Martin, S. Martin, Massey, McElveen, O'Dell, Peeler, Rankin, Reese, Setzler, Shealy, Sheheen, Thurmond, Turner, Verdin and Young
Summary: John Alexander Gaines
    A SENATE 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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02/04/15Senate Introduced and adopted (Senate Journal-page 35)



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