Support Funding for the Debbie Smith DNA Backlog Grant Program

The Justice For All Act (P.L. 108-405) expanded the use of DNA technology to convict the guilty and free the innocent. Included in this law was the Debbie Smith DNA Backlog Grant Program, named for a courageous rape survivor whose assailant was identified
through DNA evidence. This program helps to reduce and eliminate the backlog of unprocessed DNA evidence in state and local labs across the nation. In 2014, Congress again showed its overwhelming bipartisan support for this initiative by passing the Debbie
Smith Reauthorization Act (P.L. 113-182), which extends this program through 2019. And this year, the SAFER Act was reauthorized, which amends the Debbie Smith Act to provide local law enforcement with resources to audit and report back on their backlogs.

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Support U.S. Ratification of CEDAW

Almost 40 years ago, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). The treaty is widely regarded as the international “Bill of Rights” for women, addressing women’s rights
within political, civil, cultural, economic, and social life. 189 out of 194 UN member nations have ratified CEDAW. The United States is one of a small group of five countries that have not ratified CEDAW, alongside Iran, Sudan, and Somalia. The United States
is the only country in the western hemisphere and the only industrialized democracy that has not ratified the treaty.

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Urge Swiss Ambassador to Protect Jewish Institutions in Switzerland

Please join us in sending a letter to the Swiss Ambassador expressing our concern about the Swiss government’s refusal to provide security to the Jewish community in Switzerland and urging that it reconsider such action. Especially in light of a growing
threat of antisemitism across Europe and around the world, Jewish communities require increased security for their most vulnerable institutions.

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Urge Swiss Ambassador to Protect Jewish Institutions in Switzerland

Please join us in sending a letter to the Swiss Ambassador expressing our concern about the Swiss government’s refusal to provide security to the Jewish community in Switzerland and urging that it reconsider such action. Especially in light of a growing
threat of antisemitism across Europe and around the world, Jewish communities require increased security for their most vulnerable institutions.

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Urge Swiss Ambassador to Protect Jewish Institutions in Switzerland

Please join us in sending a letter to the Swiss Ambassador expressing our concern about the Swiss government’s refusal to provide security to the Jewish community in Switzerland and urging that it reconsider such action. Especially in light of a growing
threat of antisemitism across Europe and around the world, Jewish communities require increased security for their most vulnerable institutions.

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Urge Swiss Ambassador to Protect Jewish Institutions in Switzerland

Please join us in sending a letter to the Swiss Ambassador expressing our concern about the Swiss government’s refusal to provide security to the Jewish community in Switzerland and urging that it reconsider such action. Especially in light of a growing
threat of antisemitism across Europe and around the world, Jewish communities require increased security for their most vulnerable institutions.

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Urge Swiss Ambassador to Protect Jewish Institutions in Switzerland

Please join us in sending a letter to the Swiss Ambassador expressing our concern about the Swiss government’s refusal to provide security to the Jewish community in Switzerland and urging that it reconsider such action. Especially in light of a growing
threat of antisemitism across Europe and around the world, Jewish communities require increased security for their most vulnerable institutions.

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Urge Swiss Ambassador to Protect Jewish Institutions in Switzerland

Please join us in sending a letter to the Swiss Ambassador expressing our concern about the Swiss government’s refusal to provide security to the Jewish community in Switzerland and urging that it reconsider such action. Especially in light of a growing
threat of antisemitism across Europe and around the world, Jewish communities require increased security for their most vulnerable institutions.

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