April 30, 2021: Representative Ilhan Omar today submitted her signed ICAN Pledge to ICAN, becoming the eleventh member of the US Congress to sign the Pledge. Rep. Omar represents Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District in the US House of Representatives. Rep Omar also co-sponsor the H.R.2850 Nuclear Abolition and Economic Conversion Act of 2021 that Representative Eleanor Holmes Norton reintroduced on April 26, 2021.
We appreciate our supporters in Minnesota – Stephen McKeown, Sophia Myers-Kelley, and Marie Braun from Women Against Military Madness (WAMM); Carol Johnson from the Minnesota Peace project; and Avery Daniell, our Campaign Assistant, for their efforts in getting support from Rep Omar in Minnesota.
Has your Representative signed? Join this effort to eliminate the mass destructive nuclear weapons by
(i) Asking your Representative to sign the Pledge. Visit https://www.nuclearban.us/nationalmap/ – that explains how to write a letter to your Representative
(ii) Asking your Representative to support the Norton Bill H.R 2850.