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November 22, 2017 Press Release
As horrifying acts against the Burmese Rohingya minority and the related refugee crisis continue, Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) and a Congressional delegation led by Senator Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) has completed a fact-finding mission to Burma and Bangladesh.
November 14, 2017 Page
Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) has introduced legislation to promote human rights for Palestinian children by ending abusive Israeli military detention practices. Her legislation, the Promoting Human Rights for Palestinian Children Living Under Israeli Military Occupation Act, H.R. 2407, prevents the use of United States tax dollars for the Israeli military’s ongoing detention and mistreatment of Palestinian children.
November 14, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) today introduced legislation— the Promoting Human Rights by Ending Israeli Military Detention of Palestinian Children Act, H.R. 4391 — to prevent United States tax dollars from supporting the Israeli military’s ongoing detention and mistreatment of Palestinian children. The full text of the bill can be found here.

October 13, 2017 Press Release
“President Donald Trump’s decertification of the Iran nuclear deal is a reckless decision that imperils global security and isolates the United States from our allies and partners in the world."
September 19, 2017 Press Release
“President Trump’s dangerous rhetoric, coming from a man with the nuclear codes, is a global threat that puts every American at risk. I strongly condemn both his speech and the foundation of ignorance in which it was rooted.”
June 24, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) welcomed His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Minnesota on Saturday and reiterated her strong support for the vibrant Tibetan-American community in the Twin Cities and her commitment to securing peace, justice, and human rights for the people of Tibet.
June 1, 2017 Press Release
As our planet and humanity face the very real threat of climate change, this White House and the Republican Congress have isolated our nation by reneging on the Paris Agreement.
May 31, 2017 Press Release
Instead of constructive leadership and action, President Trump and the Republican Congress are willing to renounce the Paris Agreement, make the United States an environmental rogue nation, and condemn the next generation to the hell of an overheated planet.
May 9, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman McCollum is joining House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi on a bipartisan Congressional delegation this week to India, Nepal, Germany and Belgium, including a meeting with His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama.
April 7, 2017 Press Release
“I urge Speaker Paul Ryan to immediately call the U.S. House of Representatives back into session. Now is not the time for Congress to be in recess for two weeks. Congress must fully debate the Trump administration's military actions in Syria and set clear limits on the use of U.S. troops and military action in accord with our responsibilities under the Constitution.”

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