Cosponsor H.R.1945 – The Berta Caceres Human Rights in Honduras 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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The Stop Militarizing Law Enforcement Act of 2019 (H.R. 1714)

Please join me in becoming a co-sponsor for the bipartisan legislation, the
Stop Militarizing Law Enforcement Act of 2019 (H.R. 1714). This bill would end transfers of certain aggressive military equipment to local
law enforcement in order to preserve the important distinction between our military and our police.

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Cosponsor H.R.1945 – The Berta Caceres Human Rights in Honduras 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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TODAY: Join Us for a Congressional Briefing on Vitiligo

Please join me and Stella Pavlides, President of the American Vitiligo Research Foundation, along with Natasha Pierre McCarthy, President of the National Vitiligo Bond Inc. Foundation, on January 17 for a discussion on Vitiligo. As nearly 3 million people
in America suffer from this autoimmune disease, Vitiligo presents a threat to the mental health and self-esteem to those affected. We will also discuss H.Res.213, and the beacon of hope it may bring to those living with Vitiligo.

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