Thursday, March 4, 2010

ACT NOW: Families for Orphans Act

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee is considering the Families for Orphans Act today. They will soon make a decision whether this bill is to move forward. National Council For Adoption expressed their support for this bill in a recent Adoption Advocate Publication: NCFA Supports the Families for Orphans Act.

Please fax and e-mail letters that state your organization is in favor of the Families for Orphans Act. Tell them who your organization is and who you represent. Mention why you think it is important for orphans to have families. Tell them your organization supports this bill and request that they support it as well.

Letters should be addressed to:
The Honorable John F. Kerry, Chairman
U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Fax to Kerry’s office 202-228-3612 and e mail copies to Laura Winthrop his staffer handling the issue and

Fax 202-224-0836 to Paul Foldi – Senator Lugar’s staffer handling the issue on the Committee for the minority.

Please also copy Senator Mary Landrieu and Senator James Inhofe so they know supporters are writing in.

E-mail those copies to Jetaine Hart and Nathan Reese

Please act today to take a stance on this important legislation.

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