On Wednesday, January 29th, the House of Representatives will be reviewing H.Res.447, which calls for a peaceful resolution to the EuroMaidan, as well as sanctions against Ukrainian government officials. The violence against the Ukrainian people must be stopped.
You can help! Contact your congressman's office immediately and urge them to co-sponsor and support H.Res.447. Below, please find an Action Item with a sample letter.
The sponsor of the resolution is Rep. Eliot Engel. Current co-sponsors include:
Rep. Royce, Edward R. [R-CA-39]* 12/16/2013
Rep. Levin, Sander M. [D-MI-9]* 12/16/2013
Rep. Kaptur, Marcy [D-OH-9]* 12/16/2013
Rep. Keating, William R. [D-MA-9]* 12/16/2013
Rep. Gerlach, Jim [R-PA-6]* 12/16/2013
Rep. Larson, John B. [D-CT-1] 12/19/2013
Rep. Higgins, Brian [D-NY-26] 12/19/2013
YOUR IMMEDIATE ATTENTION IS NEEDED!
SUPPORT CONGRESSIONAL RESOLUTION H.RES.447
RESOLUTION FOR UKRAINE–TARGETED SANCTIONS
Recently, the U.S. Senate passed a resolution calling for a peaceful outcome to the Ukrainian crisis and targeted sanctions against officials should violence befall the EuroMaidan. Similarly, the House of Representatives introduced its resolution calling for the same measures. The House version, H.Res.447, will be reviewed on Wednesday, January 29th. It is imperative that all Ukrainian Americans contact their Members of Congress and urge them to co-sponsor the resolution.
Attached, please find a sample letter to Members of Congress. Letters may be e-mailed directly by using the House website at: http://www.house.gov/representatives/. Please find your elected official and simply fill in the form and text in the “Comments” section. Should you have any questions, please contact the UNIS office at (202) 547-0018 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Honorable (name)
U.S. House of Representatives
Washington, D.C. 20515
Dear Representative (name):
As your constituent, I am deeply concerned about the killing of several peaceful protestors in Kyiv’s EuroMaidan. I appeal to you to co-sponsor H.Res.447 calling for targeted sanctions against Ukrainian government officials for instilling violence. I look forward to your support on this very important matter! UKRAINE NEEDS YOUR HELP NOW!