2021 Regular Session
By: Representatives Eubanks, Currie, Williamson
A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING JANUARY 22, 2021, AS "THE DAY OF TEARS" IN MISSISSIPPI TO MOURN THE INNOCENTS WHO LOST THEIR LIVES TO ABORTION.
WHEREAS, on January 22, 1973, the majority of the members of the Supreme Court ruled that abortion was a right secured by the Constitution; and
WHEREAS, since that fateful day, over 61 million unborn children have perished:
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, THE SENATE CONCURRING THEREIN, That we do hereby recognize January 22, 1973, as "The Day of Tears," and that Mississippi citizens be encouraged to lower their flags to half-staff to mourn the innocents who have lost their lives to abortion.