Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 431
On Saturday, March 7, 2015, the President signed into law:
H.R. 431, Provides for the award of a Congressional Gold Medal of appropriate design on behalf of the Congress to the Foot Soldiers who participated in Bloody Sunday, Turnaround Tuesday, or the final Selma to Montgomery Voting Rights March during March of 1965.
Barack Obama, Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 431 Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/319498