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Massachusetts Congress Introduces Resolution Honoring Bombing Victims

Submitted by the office of Sen. Elizabeth Warren The Massachusetts Congressional Delegation on Tuesday introduced a resolution commending the heroism, courage and sacrifice of the victims of last week’s attacks in Boston. The delegation includes Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Sen. William “Mo” Cowan, Rep. Ed Markey, Rep. Richard Neal, Rep. Jim McGovern, Rep. John Tierney, Rep. Michael Capuano, Rep. Stephen Lynch, Rep. Bill Keating, Rep. Joe Kennedy and Rep. Niki Tsongas. The resolution honors the memories of those lost, and expresses thanks to the men and women of law enforcement in the United States for their unwavering determination, courage, and resolve to bring to justice the people responsible for the bombings that occurred during the running of the 117th Boston Marathon. The full text of the resolution is below, and the online resolution can be found here. RESOLUTION  Commending the heroism, courage, and sacrifice of Sean Collier, an officer in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Police Department, Martin Richard, an 8-yearold resident of Dorchester, Massachusetts, Krystle Campbell, a native of Medford, Massachusetts, Lu Lingzi, a student at Boston University, and all the victims who are recovering from injuries caused by the attacks in Boston, Massachusetts, including Richard Donohue, Jr., an officer in the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Transit Police Department. Whereas, in the aftermath of the deadly bombings that occurred on Patriots’ Day, April 15, 2013, during the running of the 117th Boston Marathon, the residents of Massachusetts and the people of the United States witnessed the incredible bravery, dedication, and sacrifice of law enforcement officers, first responders, and citizen heroes; Whereas Sean Collier of Wilmington, Massachusetts, an officer in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (referred to in this preamble as ‘‘MIT”) Police Department, gave his life in the line of duty, the ultimate sacrifice; Whereas Officer Sean Collier was protecting the students of MIT when he was killed as he sat in his police cruiser; Whereas Officer Sean Collier was known by his family, friends, and co-workers as a generous, kind, friendly, and devoted individual and officer; Whereas the people of the United States join with the family of Officer Sean Collier, the MIT community, and the residents of Massachusetts in mourning the loss of Officer Sean Collier, a dedicated, hardworking, and respected young police officer; Whereas the people of the United States remember Martin Richard, an 8-year-old boy from Dorchester, Massachusetts; Whereas Martin Richard loved to play sports and draw pictures, and was dearly loved by his family, friends, classmates, and community; Whereas the people of the United States will always remember and strive to live the poignant and powerful message from Martin Richard: ‘‘No more hurting people. Peace.”; Whereas the people of the United […]


Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - April 24, 2013 at 7:47 pm

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BU Scholarship Honoring LU Lingzi

  Boston University has established a scholarship to honor LU Lingzi, the graduate student who was killed by the bombings at the Marathon on Monday. Seven members of the committee of the Campaign for BU already contributed $ 560,000 to the fund according to BU Today. The LU family will be traveling from Shenyang, China to Boston this week. LU’s death has led to an outpouring from friends, family and concerned neighbors in China. LU’s Sina Weibo page already has 20,000 comments from shocked and upset friends (Sina Weibo is a Chinese social media service that combines Twitter- and Facebook-like features).   A memorial service for LU Lingzi will be held on Monday, April 22 at 7 p.m. in the George Sherman Union Metcalf Ballroom. This will be open to the public, but seating is limited to first come, first serve.  South End Patch


Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - April 21, 2013 at 8:53 pm

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