“Senator John Kerry announced yesterday that he plans to pass the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities before July 26—just 13 days from today. He has scheduled a formal committee vote next Thursday—July 19. This is an unprecedented attempt to jam a binding international treaty through the Senate without proper time for debate or consideration. Yesterday’s “hearing” was a carefully-orchestrated attempt to get this treaty ratified without any serious consideration. There were nine total witnesses. Only two people opposed to the treaty were allowed to testify…And no one even attempted a serious answer to our core parental rights concern. Article 7 of the UNCRPD gives government the ability to override every decision of a parent of disabled children if the government thinks that its views are in ‘the best interest of the child.‘ ”
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This is simply put an infringement on our liberty. We must oppose it. How can we? Contact your senator to simply say that we will stand up for our liberty. To get your senator’s contact information you can go to www.parentalrights.org/call or for most senators you can go to www.[senators last name].senate.gov. For Nebraska our two are www.johanns.senate.gov and www.bennelson.senate.gov.
Please let your senators know that you oppose this and that we must keep our liberty!