Cosponsor H.R. 1450, the Do No Harm Act

When Congress passed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) in 1993 with overwhelming bipartisan support, the intent was not to undermine civil rights, but to protect
them, especially for religious minorities.  Religion is a protected class under the Civil Rights Act, and the freedom to exercise religious beliefs is constitutionally protected as a fundamental American value.

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CALLING FOR ORIGINAL CO-SPONSORS: White House Accountability for Diversity Act

In January 2017, after President Trump’s inauguration, the White House deleted Spanish-language content from the official White House website. At the time, the White House claimed that a Spanish-language site was under development, but,
more than two years later, such a website has yet to materialize. Meanwhile, the past two administrations offered Spanish content on the official White House website.

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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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Help Protect Law Enforcement

Just after 1 a.m. on Sunday morning a man opened fire in downtown Dayton, Ohio. In less than a minute the shooter was able to kill 9 people and injure 27others. The weapon used by the shooter was a .223 caliber AR-15 style pistol, similar to
an AR-15 style rifle but more concealable due to its shorter barrel. These types of weapons are concealable, fire armor-piercing ammunition, and are specifically designed to circumvent the National Firearms Act (NFA), a federal law regulating the manufacture,
transfer, and possession of firearms.

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