Reject Foreign Interference in Our Elections: Cosponsor H.R. 2424, the Duty to Report Act and H.R. 2853, the Corporate Duty to Report Act

On March 2, 2016, renowned environmental and Indigenous rights activist, Berta Cáceres, was viciously murdered in her home in Honduras. Today, Honduras has one of the highest murder rates in the world and remains one of the most dangerous places for activists.
Closely connected with this crisis is the deep corruption of its military and police forces – both of which have been accused of committing human rights abuses while facing no consequences.

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Briefing: The Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), how it has been misused, and the need to pass H.R. 1450, the Do No Harm Act

By now, you should have received an invitation to attend a briefing, “The Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), how it has been misused to undermine civil rights, and the need to pass H.R. 1450, the Do No Harm Act,” from the American Civil Liberties
Union, Americans United for Separation of Church and State, the Human Rights Campaign, and the National LGBTQ Task Force.  The briefing will take place
June 20 at 2PM in Rayburn 2261.

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Urge the Department of Commerce to Address the Emerging Recycling Crisis Created by China’s 2018 National Sword Policy

In August 2017, the Burmese military and security forces perpetrated grave human rights abuses and unthinkable violence against ethnic Rohingya civilians in Burma’s Rakhine state. Since that time, over 740,000 Rohingya refugees, 80% of whom are women and
children, have fled to neighboring Bangladesh where they are tightly packed into one of the world’s largest refugee camps, facing extremely precarious circumstances. Almost 2 years after this crisis began, Bangladesh and the international community continue
to respond to this ongoing humanitarian crisis, while the military leaders in Burma have not been held accountable for their heinous crimes against humanity.

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Bring American Latino History and Contributions to the Smithsonian: Cosponsor the National Museum of the American Latino Act

            As representatives of the United States government, we have a solemn duty to protect the rights and civil liberties of our citizens.
The Terrorist Screening Database (TDSB, or “terrorist watchlist”) is shared with over 60 foreign governments, with no accountability or oversight over the way those governments use the information. An FBI official has acknowledged in sworn testimony that
it has never stopped disseminating watchlist information to a foreign government as a result of that government’s human rights abuses.

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