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Watch Live Right Now: Senate Foreign Relations Committee Considers CRPD

Watch the hearing live at 2:30 p.m. Eastern today, November 5, 2013! The hearing will be broadcast on television on CSPAN, or you can stream it from the Committee’s website or at

Your Help Needed: Act Now!

The opposition is flooding Senate offices with calls against the treaty You can still call members of the Foreign Relations Committee – even during the hearing!

Senators Menendez and Corker and other members of the Foreign Relations Committee need to hear from you today to know that you support the CRPD! Visit the Action Center at or contact Senators Menendez (202-224-4651) and Corker (202-228-3612) directly.

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