Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Rescind Wounded Knee Medals of Honor

Nicole Rojas
Jun 29, 2019 - 5:00

A group of bipartisan lawmakers have introduced a bill that aims to rescind the Medals of Honor awarded to 20 soldiers for their actions at the 1890 Wounded Knee Massacre.Representatives Deb Haaland (D-N.M.), Denny Heck (D-Wash.), and Paul Cook (R-Calif.) introduced the Remove the Stain Act. The bill proposes to formally rescind the Medals of Honor awarded after the massacre at Wounded Knee of an estimated 250 Native Americans, including women and children, by the 7th Cavalry troops on December...

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