Northfielders for Justice in Palestine / Israel

Legislative Action

April 15, 2021,  Rep. Betty McCollum introduced into the US House HR 2590:  Defending the Human Rights of Palestinian Children and Families Living Under Israeli Military Occupation Act.   

From her website:  (This) legislation prohibits Israel from using US taxpayer dollars in the Occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem for:  the military detention, abuse, ill-treatment of Palestinian children in Israeli military detention’ to support the seizure and destruction of Palestinian property and homes in violation of international humanitarian law; or, to extend any assistance or support for Israel’s unilateral annexation of Palestinian territory in violation of international humanitarian law. This bill has been endorsed by 70+ organizations.

Using one of the following links – or another such link, please ask your US representative to co-sponsor this bill. Or to thank them for already co-sponsoring.

Government Contact Information

President Biden: 202 456-1111
1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington DC 20500

State Department:

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi: 202 225-4965
1236 Longworth H.O.B., Washington, D.C. 20515

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer: 202 224-6542
322 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20510

Senator Amy Klobuchar: 202 224-3244 (D.C.) , 612 727-5220 (MN)
302 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington DC 20510
or 1200 Washington Ave. S. , Room 250, Minneapolis MN 55415

Senator Tina Smith: 202 224-5641 (D.C.) , 651 221-1016 (MN)
309 Hart Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510
or 60 Plato Blvd. East, Suite 220, Saint Paul MN 55107

Representative Angie Craig: 202 225-2271 (D.C.) , 651 846-2120 (MN)
1523 Longworth House Office Bldg Washington DC 20515
or 12940 Harriet Ave S. Suite 238, Burnsville MN 55337

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