Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD): On Tuesday, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee passed this treaty by a vote of 12-6.
It is likely that the Senate will bring this United Nations treaty to the floor for a vote in September.
To read CWALAC’s letter on the CRPD, click here.
Action: Please call your senators at 202-224-3121 and ask them to vote against ratification of the CRPD if it comes to the Senate floor.
Nomination of Pamela Harris: On Monday, the chamber confirmed, by a vote of 50-43, Pamela Harris to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. This is a nominee who CWALAC opposed due to her extreme liberal ideologies on life and partial-birth abortion.
To read CWALAC’s letter that was sent to the Senate, click here.