Northfielders for Justice in Palestine / Israel

Legislative Action

In April,  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: 202 456-111
www.whitehouse.gov/contact/
1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington DC 20500

State Department:
https://www.state.gov/contact-us-office-of-public-liaison/

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi: 202 225-4965
www.speaker.gov/contact
or https://pelosi.house.gov/contact-me

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer: 202 224-6542
www.schumer.senate.gov/contact/email-chuck

Senator Amy Klobuchar: 202 224-3244 (D.C.) , 612 727-5220 (MN)
www.klobuchar.senate.gov
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)
www.smith.senate.gov
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)
www.craig.house.gov/contact/email-me
1523 Longworth House Office Bldg Washington DC 20515
or 12940 Harriet Ave S. Suite 238, Burnsville MN 55

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