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14th amendment accommodations bill action Alabama American Attorney authority beaches believe bill CHAIRMAN citizens civil rights color committee Communist constitutional right correct covered decision demonstrations denied desegregation discrimination effect enacted enforce equal establishments facilities fact Federal Government feel FEPC Fourteenth Amendment FRICK going Governor BARNETT Governor WALLACE HICKS individual interstate commerce clause Justice KALB KENNEDY KILPATRICK labor legislation license MARSHALL Martin Luther King matter ment Mississippi motel Negro operation passed percent person President privileges problem prohibited protection provisions public accommodations question race racial regulate restaurant RUSK segregation Senator BARTLETT Senator COTTON Senator HART Senator LAUSCHE Senator MONRONEY Senator PASTORE Senator PROUTY Senator SCOTT Senator THURMOND serve SETTA statement statute substantial Supreme Court Thank thing tion trying U.S. Senate United violation vote WARREN G WEIDEMEYER WILKINS WIRTZ
Page 28 - Property does become clothed with a public interest when used in a manner to make it of public consequence and affect the community at large. When, therefore, one devotes his property to a use in which the public has an interest, he, in effect, grants to the public an interest in that use, and must submit to be controlled by the public for the common good, to the extent of the interest he has thus created. He may withdraw his grant by discontinuing the use; but, so long as he maintains the use, he...
Page 38 - They had for more than a century before been regarded as beings of an inferior order and altogether unfit to associate with the white race, either in social or political relations, and so far inferior that they had no rights which the white man was bound to respect; and that the Negro might justly and lawfully be reduced to slavery for his benefit.
Page 47 - We admit, as all must admit, that the powers of the government are limited, and that its limits are not to be transcended. But we think the sound construction of the Constitution must allow to the national legislature that discretion, with respect to the means by which the powers it confers are to be carried into execution, which will enable that body to perform the high duties assigned to it, in the manner most beneficial to the people.
Page 199 - Commission or the United States, a reasonable attorney's fee as part of the costs, and the Commission and the United States shall be liable for costs the same as a private person.
Page 121 - that no citizen, possessing all other qualifications which are or may be prescribed by law, shall be disqualified for service as grand or petit juror in any court of the United States, or of any state, on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude ; and any officer or other person charged with any duty in the selection or summoning of jurors...
Page 199 - Whenever any person has engaged or there are reasonable grounds to believe that any person is about to engage in any act or practice...
Page 737 - The power of Congress over interstate commerce is not confined to the regulation of commerce among the states. It extends to those activities intrastate which so affect interstate commerce or the exercise of the power of Congress over it as to make regulation of them appropriate means to the attainment of a legitimate end, the exercise of the granted power of Congress to regulate interstate commerce.
Page 122 - That all persons within the jurisdiction of the United States shall be entitled to the full and equal enjoyment of the accommodations, advantages, facilities, and privileges of inns, public conveyances on land or water, theaters, and other places of public amusement; subject only to the conditions and limitations established by law, and applicable alike to citizens of every race and color, regardless of any previous condition of servitude.
Page 25 - State, on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude; and any officer or other person charged with any duty in the selection or summoning of jurors who shall exclude or fail to summon any citizen for the cause aforesaid shall, on conviction thereof, be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and be fined not more than five thousand dollars.
Page 32 - ... full and equal benefit of all laws and proceedings for the security of person and property as is enjoyed by white citizens, and shall be subject to like punishment, pains and penalties, and to none other, any law, statute, ordinance, regulation, or custom, to the contrary notwithstanding.