Leader Cantor Honors The Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
January 16, 2012
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) released the following statement marking the national celebration of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Today, we honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King. Dr. King was a man of great faith, principle, and determination who fought during a very difficult time to make sure our country upheld the ideals of freedom and equality upon which it was founded. As we honor Dr. King, we must continue our commitment to ensure that every American – no matter their background, race or religion – has the opportunity to achieve success.”