Senator Wyden: Today’s Presidential Medal of Freedom Ceremony for Oregon Civil Rights Hero is a Well-Deserved Honor

Senator Praises Minoru Yasui’s Fight for Equality and Justice
Washington, DC –(ENEWSPF)--November 24, 2015.   U.S. Senator Ron Wyden, D-Ore., said today’s Presidential Medal of Freedom ceremony for Oregon civil rights hero Minoru Yasui is a well-deserved honor for a steadfast champion of civil and human rights.

“Minoru dedicated his life to the pursuit of justice and equality under the law,” said Wyden, who twice wrote the White House to urge that Mr. Yasui receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom posthumously. “He was a trailblazer whose courage, eloquence and dogged fight against unjust government bigotry . . .

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