Congressman Rick Crawford Honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Jan 19, 2013
Press

JONESBORO, AR- Congressman Rick Crawford (R-AR), issued the following statement in advance of Monday’s national holiday celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.:

“Dr. King’s adherence to nonviolence in the pursuit of social justice forever changed our nation’s history and communal conscience. Great progress has been made in the struggle for civil rights, equality and social justice and we continue to fight for the rights of all Americans. This weekend, we recognize the accomplishments made to date, and rightly attribute much of that progress to Dr. King.”

Congressman Rick Crawford represents Arkansas’s First Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives. Crawford serves on the Agriculture Committee and the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. On the Agriculture Committee, Crawford is Chairman of the Livestock, Rural Development and Credit Subcommittee. Congressman Crawford and his wife Stacy live in Jonesboro with their two children.

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Congressman Rick Crawford (R-AR), issued the following statement in advance of Monday’s national holiday celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.:

“Dr. King’s adherence to nonviolence in the pursuit of social justice forever changed our nation’s history and communal conscience. Great progress has been made in the struggle for civil rights, equality and social justice and we continue to fight for the rights of all Americans. This weekend, we recognize the accomplishments made to date, and rightly attribute much of that progress to Dr. King.”

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