Know Who in Congress Votes with Scientology, House of Representatives, November 9, 1997 Even though House Concurrent Resolution 22, "Expressing Sense Of Congress With Respect To German Government's Discrimination Against Members Of Minority Religious Groups," was defeated soundly by 217 votes, many in the psychological freedom movement are now following the 101 Representatives who voted for, the 4 who abstained, and the 10 who did not vote at all on the resolution.
from the Conressional Record
EXPRESSING SENSE OF CONGRESS WITH RESPECT TO GERMAN GOVERNMENT'S
DISCRIMINATION AGAINST MEMBERS OF MINORITY RELIGIOUS GROUPS (House of
Representatives - November 09, 1997)
The SPEAKER pro tempore. The pending business is the question of
suspending the rules and agreeing to the concurrent resolution, House
Concurrent Resolution 22, as amended.
The Clerk read the title of the concurrent resolution.
The SPEAKER pro tempore. The question is on the motion offered by the
gentleman from New York [Mr. Gilman] that the House suspend the rules
and agree to the concurrent resolution, House Concurrent Resolution 22,
as amended, on which the yeas and nays are ordered.
The vote was taken by electronic device, and there were--yeas 101, nays
318, answered `present' 4, not voting 10, as follows:
Mr. HERGER changed his vote from `yea' to `nay.'
Mrs. MEEK of Florida, Mr. CALVERT, and Mrs. KELLY changed their vote
from `nay' to `yea.'
So (two-thirds not having voted in favor thereof) the motion was
The result of the vote was announced as above recorded.