Monday, January 19, 2009

Martin Luther King Day - 2009

Martin Luther King Day -2009 :
"This is not a black holiday; it is a peoples' holiday," said Coretta Scott King after President Ronald Reagan signed the King Holiday Bill into law on November 2, 1983. On April 4, 1968, she had lost her husband, to an assassin's gun.

Martin Luther King Day became a federal holiday in 1986 and is held on the third Monday of January. It celebrates the life and achievements of the civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Pardon For Ramos and Compean:
In his final acts of clemency, president George Bush on Monday commuted the prision sentences of two former U.S. Border Patrol agents whose convictions for shooting a Mexican drug dealer ignited fierce debate about illegal immigration.

Bush's decision to commute the sentences of Ignacio Ramos and Jose Compean, who tried to cover up the shooting, was welcomed by both Republican and Democratic members of Congress.

It is a release for these two border agents that was long overdue.

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