Sex dating in iron city georgia
Normally, the bill would have been referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee, chaired by Senator James O. Given Eastland's firm opposition, it seemed impossible that the bill would reach the Senate floor.
Kennedy was moved to action following the elevated racial tensions and wave of black riots in the spring 1963.
The bill was reported out of the Judiciary Committee in November 1963, and referred to the Rules Committee, whose chairman, Howard W.
Smith, a Democrat and avid segregationist from Virginia, indicated his intention to keep the bill bottled up indefinitely. Kennedy on November 22, 1963, changed the political situation.
The legislation had been proposed by President John F.
Kennedy in June 1963, but opposed by filibuster in the Senate. Johnson pushed the bill forward, which in its final form was passed in the U. Congress by a Senate vote of 73-27 and House vote of 289-126 (70%-30%).