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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month, 2011 – A Proclamation by the President of the United States of America

Friday, June 3rd, 2011

The White House has released the 2011 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month Proclamation

June, 2011
A Proclamation by the President of the United States of America

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NOW, THEREFORE, I, BARACK OBAMA, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, do hereby proclaim June 2011 as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month. I call upon the people of the United States to eliminate prejudice everywhere it exists, and to celebrate the great diversity of the American people.

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Barack Obama
President of the United States of America

Full text – Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month Proclamation

Mother’s Day, 2011 ­ A Proclamation by the President of the United States of America

Saturday, May 7th, 2011

The White House has released the 2011 Presidential Mother’s Day Proclamation

Mother’s Day, 2011
A Proclamation by the President of the United States of America

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NOW, THEREFORE, I, BARACK OBAMA, President of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim May 8, 2011, as Mother’s Day. I urge all Americans to express their love, respect, and gratitude to mothers everywhere, and I call upon all citizens to observe this day with appropriate programs, ceremonies, and activities.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this sixth day of May, in the year of our Lord two thousand eleven, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and thirty-fifth.

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Barack Obama
President of the United States of America

Full text – A Mother’s Day Proclamation

Presidential Proclamation- Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, 2011

Monday, January 17th, 2011

The White House has released President Obama’s Presidential Proclamation for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, 2011

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, 2011
A Proclamation by the President of the United States of America

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…THEREFORE, I BARACK OBAMA, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, do hereby proclaim January 17, 2011, as the Martin Luther King, Jr., Federal Holiday. I encourage all Americans to observe this day with appropriate civic, community, and service programs in honor of Dr. King’s life and lasting legacy…

Barack Obama
President of the United States of America

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Full text of Presidential Proclamation – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, 2011

(December 07) Today we’re observing . . .  Pearl Harbor Day

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010


Pearl Harbor Day
By Presidential Proclamation, today we honor and remember those who were killed when the US Naval Base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii was attacked by the Japanese Air Force on December 07th, 1941. Before September 11th 2001, this was the first and only only attack on US soil.

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White House Releases Presidential Proclamation for Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 24th, 2010

The White House has released the Presidential Proclamation for Thanksgiving, 2010

Thanksgiving Day, 2010
By the President of the United States of America
A Proclamation

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…THEREFORE, I, BARACK OBAMA, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, do hereby proclaim Thursday, November 25, 2010, as a National Day of Thanksgiving. I encourage all the people of the United States to come together — whether in our homes, places of worship, community centers, or any place of fellowship for friends and neighbors — to give thanks for all we have received in the past year, to express appreciation to those whose lives enrich our own, and to share our bounty with others.

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Barack Obama
President of the United States of America

Full text of Thanksgiving Day 2010 Presidential Proclamation

White House Releases Presidential Proclamation For National Diabetes Month

Sunday, November 14th, 2010

The White House has released the Presidential Proclamation for National Diabetes Month

National Diabetes Month, 2010
A Proclamation by the President of the United States of America

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NOW, THEREFORE, I, BARACK OBAMA, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, do hereby proclaim November 2010 as National Diabetes Month. I call upon all Americans, school systems, government agencies, nonprofit organizations, health care providers, and research institutions to join in activities that raise diabetes awareness and help prevent, treat, and manage the disease.

Full Text of Presidential Proclamation: National Diabetes Month

US Official 2010 Veterans Day Poster

Thursday, November 11th, 2010

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This is the official 2010 Veterans Day poster released by the US Department of Veterans Affairs.

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