LAST CALL FOR ORIGINALS: Keep Guns Out of the Hands of Criminals

From: The Honorable Nita M. Lowey Sent By: jennifer.becker-pollet@mail.house.gov Date: 7/27/2015 KEEP GUNS OUT OF THE HANDS OF CRIMINALS GIVE NICS THE TOOLS THEY NEED TO DO THEIR JOBS EFFECTIVELY LAST CALL FOR ORIGINALS: COB WEDNESDAY, JULY 29TH Dear Colleague, As we now know, Dylann Roof, the alleged killer of nine peaceful worshipers at Emanuel […]

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More College Degrees, Less Prisoners (v. 2)

From: The Honorable Donna F. Edwards Sent By: marc.rehmann@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2521 Date: 7/23/2015 Outside Groups: ACLU, Drug Policy Alliance, Education From the Inside Out Coalition, Legal Action Center, Legal Services for Prisoners with Children, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., National Employment Law Project (NELP), Correctional Education Association, JustLeadershipUSA, Prison Legal News Cosponsors: […]

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Stop Planned Parenthood From Profiting Off of Fetal Tissue (v. 2)

From: The Honorable F. James Sensenbrenner, Jr. Sent By: erik.kinney@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3171 Date: 7/23/2015 Dear Colleague: Although I support efforts to defund Planned Parenthood, those efforts do not get to the root of the problem – abortion clinics can still profit by selling fetal tissue. Planned Parenthood and other abortion clinics have used an […]

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Prevent Illegal Aliens from Receiving Tax Credits Under Obama Amnesty Cosponsor H.R. 3123

From: The Honorable Doug Collins Sent By: harrison.payne@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 3123 Date: 7/23/2015 Prevent Illegal Aliens from Receiving Tax Credits Under Obama Amnesty Cosponsor H.R. 3123, the Tax Credit Accountability Act Supported by: Numbers USA, FAIR Cosponsors: Farenthold, Carter, Allen Dear Colleague: This Administration continues to circumvent Congress to enact policies to help illegal immigrants […]

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Gene Editing and the Path to a Cure for Sickle Cell Disease

From: The Honorable Bill Foster Sent By: samantha.warren@mail.house.gov Date: 7/22/2015 Dear Colleague, Recent breakthroughs in gene-editing technology like CRISPR/Cas-9 and TALENs have made gene editing faster and cheaper. This breakthrough technology could mean we are one step closer to a cure for sickle cell disease. Please join the Sickle Cell Caucus and the Research & […]

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Stop Planned Parenthood From Profiting Off of Fetal Tissue

From: The Honorable F. James Sensenbrenner, Jr. Sent By: erik.kinney@mail.house.gov Date: 7/22/2015 Dear Colleague: Although I support efforts to defund Planned Parenthood, those efforts do not get to the root of the problem – abortion clinics can still profit by selling fetal tissue. Planned Parenthood and other abortion clinics have used an outdated section of […]

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HR 3009 hinders law enforcement agencies and public safety

From: The Honorable Albio Sires Sent By: sadaf.khan@mail.house.gov Date: 7/22/2015 PROTECT COPS FUNDING THAT KEEPS YOUR COMMUNITIES SAFE Dear Colleague, As a former Mayor, I know how important it is to foster trust between all segments of the community and the police who keep them safe but this legislation, H.R. 3009, is just another way […]

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Oppose Sanctuary Cities Act

From: The Honorable Donna F. Edwards Sent By: marc.rehmann@mail.house.gov Date: 7/22/2015 We ask you to oppose HR 3009, the Enforce the Law for Sanctuary Cities Act, which will have a negative effect on the cooperation between law enforcement and the isolated victims of domestic and sexual violence. As recognized in the Violence Against Women Act […]

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