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Tell U.S. Senators: Oppose the U.N. Disabilities Treaty!

The United Nations Disabilities Treaty –called the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) – threatens national sovereignty and basic parental rights.

“This convention sets a precedent for treaties that would actually allow an international body to define our own domestic law.” – Senator Mike Lee (R-UT)

The United Nations Disabilities Treaty –called the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) – threatens national sovereignty and basic parental rights. 

Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) says that “more than two dozen areas of national life including education, health, employment, accessibility, and independent living” would be affected by the CRPD if adopted by the Senate.

And let’s not forget that treaties – according to Article 6, Section 2 of the U.S. Constitution – become part of the “supreme law of the land.” 

Signed in 2009 by former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Susan Rice, the treaty was brought to a vote on December 4, 2012 and narrowly failed by only five votes. 

Senators right now are talking about resurrecting CRPD and bringing it to vote in the near future. In fact, Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) is trying to make deals with Republican lawmakers right now to make sure the treaty passes the second time around. 

But we can’t let this happen. Contact Senators and demand that they oppose the ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities!

Take Action! Sign the petition and send a free message to both of your U.S. Senators telling them to vote against the United Nations Disabilities Treaty! Parental rights and national sovereignty must not be compromised!

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Jan 11th, 2014
Joyce M. from Fort Worth, TX signed.
Jan 11th, 2014
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Jan 10th, 2014
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Jan 6th, 2014
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Jan 6th, 2014
THOMAS B. from Coal Township, PA signed.
Jan 6th, 2014
robert m. from Arlington, VA signed.
Jan 4th, 2014
Ronnie S. from Omega, GA signed.
Jan 4th, 2014
Someone from Klamath Falls, OR signed.
Jan 3rd, 2014
Arthur D. from Henderson, NV signed.
Jan 2nd, 2014
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Jan 2nd, 2014
Someone from Rochester, NY signed.
Dec 31st, 2013
E. L. L. from Stevens, PA signed.
Dec 31st, 2013
THOMAS B. from Coal Township, PA signed.
Dec 31st, 2013
Someone from Silver Springs, NV signed.
Dec 30th, 2013
Donald F. from Breinigsville, PA signed.
Dec 21st, 2013
Someone from Mount Laurel, NJ signed.
Dec 20th, 2013
jerry l. from Kannapolis, NC signed.
Dec 19th, 2013
Michael V. from San Jose, CA signed.
Dec 18th, 2013
Someone from Klamath Falls, OR signed.
Dec 16th, 2013
Joyce M. from Fort Worth, TX signed.
Dec 16th, 2013
Jacqueline W. from Newton, NJ writes:
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Who gives you the power to take our kids away from their parents, you must oppose this awful bill and keep the UN out of out business.
Dec 15th, 2013
COLLEEN B. from Kennesaw, GA signed.
Dec 13th, 2013
Jack S. from Peru, IN signed.
Dec 12th, 2013
thomas k. from Staten Island, NY signed.
Dec 10th, 2013
David M. from Saltillo, MS signed.
Dec 10th, 2013
Michael G. from Surprise, AZ signed.
Dec 10th, 2013
ader p. from Thief River Falls, MN signed.
Dec 9th, 2013
Someone from Ilion, NY writes:
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I agree with everyone that says that this is a violation of the oath of office and totally 100% against our constitution which has kept us the greatest nation in the world for a long time. Anyone who votes for this is a traitor to our country.
Dec 8th, 2013
Lee F. from Torrington, CT signed.
Dec 8th, 2013
qiru w. from Jersey City, NJ signed.
Dec 8th, 2013
Teresa S. from Ocean Springs, MS writes:
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I urge the Senator to vote “No” on ratifying the CRPD. We set the gold standard in disability law without the UN’s help, and we can continue to improve that standard without giving up our principles of self-government. Americans have repeatedly shown our generosity and respect for our fellow man, and I believe we can continue to do that without international babysitters. Ultimately, U.S. domestic policy should be decided in the halls of Congress, not at the U.N.
Dec 7th, 2013
Someone from Hot Springs National Park, AR signed.
Dec 7th, 2013
Someone from Rochester, NY signed.
Dec 7th, 2013
Boyd J. from Petros, TN signed.
Dec 7th, 2013
dana b. from Forest, OH signed.
Dec 7th, 2013
Someone from Poway, CA writes:
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It would be totally STUPID AND WRONG to put children with disabilities into classrooms with regular children. Who are the unthinking people who would want such a cruel thing? It's a senseless idea.