Doyle Introduces Bill to Honor Synagogue Victims

Nov 6, 2018 Issues: Gun Violence, Local Issues

Pittsburgh, PA – November 6, 2018 – U.S. Representative Mike Doyle (PA-14) announced that earlier today, he and the Co-Chairs of the Bipartisan Taskforce to Combat Anti-Semitism introduced legislation to condemn the October 27 anti-Semitic attack on the Tree of Life Synagogue building in Pittsburgh and honor the memory of the victims of the attack.

“The Pittsburgh Jewish Community and the city at large have all shown what it means to come together after a tragedy,” Congressman Doyle said after introducing the bill.  “I hope that this resolution will continue the healing process, bring honor to the victims, and offer some comfort to their families, friends, loved ones, and community. I appreciate the support of the Bipartisan Taskforce to Combat Anti-Semitism, and look forward to this resolution’s quick passage.”

The Co-Chairs of the Bipartisan Taskforce to Combat Anti-Semitism are: (Nita Lowey (D-NY), Chris Smith (R-NJ), Eliot Engel (D-NY), Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Ted Deutch (D-FL), Kay Granger (R-TX), Marc Veasey (D-TX), and Peter Roskam (R-IL)).

Click here to see the full text of the resolution.

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