Help Children Thrive

Please join me in supporting H.R. 4864, the Global Child Thrive Act, to build on efforts to advance early childhood development internationally.

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Support Equality for Puerto Rico

I write to urge you to co-sponsor H.R. 4901, legislation which would allow Puerto Rico to resolve its status issues through a federally-sponsored plebiscite.  Puerto Ricans suffer from legalized inequality, which has resulted in numerous crises in the past
decade.

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Help Protect Communities From Violence

Every person in America should feel safe and secure when they leave their home. They should be able to attend concerts, school, nightclubs, movies, and places of worship without the fear of violence. They should be able to go about their daily lives without
wondering whether or not they will be the next target of a mass casualty event. Unfortunately, this reality exists in our country. Over the last several years, communities across the country have endured too many unspeakable acts of violence in places once
thought to be safe.

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Keep Our Genes Private: Support the Genetic Information Privacy Act of 2019

Whether it is to learn more about their ancestry or their predisposition to disease, every day, U.S. citizens send their genetic information to testing services.  But
many U.S. citizens are unaware of what happens to their genetic information after they send it in.  Services that conduct genetic tests on consumers receive a wealth of genetic information that includes both intimate and personally identifiable information. 
These services are then able to sell their consumers’ data to third parties without their consent.

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Cosponsor the Protecting Federal Agencies and Employees from Political Interference Act

Please cosponsor the Protecting Federal Agencies and Employees from Political Interference Act (H.R. 4595), which would require an act of Congress before any federal agency headquarters may be moved out of the National Capital Region (NCR).  This bill would
require that the headquarters of any agency located in the NCR on the date of the introduction of this bill remain in the NCR absent subsequent legislation.

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DEADLINE TOMORROW: Sign Letter Opposing Draconian U.S. Sanctions on Iran Causing Shortages of Life Saving Medicine

Please join us in signing this letter to Secretary Mnuchin expressing concern over U.S. sanctions on Iranian medicine that are impacting thousands of patients suffering from pediatric cancer and other chronic, advanced, or rare diseases. These sanctions
have led to medicine and medical equipment shortages and put vital medication out of reach for ordinary Iranians. While the Administration maintains that these sanctions don’t affect humanitarian supplies, like life-saving medicine, there is reporting that
indicates otherwise.

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