Bush Adminstration Crime Bill of 1991

President Bush, speaking before a group of law enforcement officials, introduced an anti-crime bill that places stricter guidelines on firearm… read more

President Bush, speaking before a group of law enforcement officials, introduced an anti-crime bill that places stricter guidelines on firearm ownership by felons, expands the Federal death penalty to a greater number of crimes, limits death row legal appeals, and permits the introduction of illegally obtained evidence in court if the police officers obtained the evidence in good faith. The president referred to the returning troops before introducing the bill, stating that the best way to welcome the troops home would be to begin action on a domestic program. He also challenged Congress to pass the legislation in 100 days, as the Persian Gulf war’s ground campaign lasted 100 hours. close

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Bush Adminstration Crime Bill of 1991

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Program ID:
17026-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
East Room, White House, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 11, 1991 | 8:36pm EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Mar 12, 1991 | 12:45am EST | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Mar 11, 1991 | 8:36pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 12, 1991 | 12:45am EST | C-SPAN 1
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