Whereas images of the Ten Commandments are prominently displayed in many Federal buildings, such as the United States Supreme Court, National Archives, and Library of Congress; and
Whereas in addition to being understood as an elemental source for United States law, the Ten Commandments have become a recognized symbol in the Nation's culture: Now, therefore, be it
Resolved, That the House of Representatives --
(1) supports the designation of Ten Commandments Weekend;
(2) celebrates the significant role the Ten Commandments have played in the development of significant public and private institutions of the United States; and
(3) encourages citizens of all faiths and religious persuasions to reflect on the important impact that the Ten Commandments have had on the people and national character of the United States.