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"As we celebrate Earth Day, we must continue to fight climate change for future generations," said Congressman Brad Sherman on Earth Day. 'If we don't act on the climate crisis now in a meaningful way, our children will inherit an economy and a world beyond their capacity to repair."
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks), reintroduced the Peace and Tolerance in Palestinian Education Act to require the Secretary of State to submit a report to Congress reviewing textbooks produced by the Palestinian Authority (PA). There are concerns that such textbooks include language and imagery that encourage violence and hatred toward other nations and ethnic groups. Such content is particularly concerning given the use of such materials in educational settings for children as young as primary school age.
Washington, D.C. – Today Congressman Brad Sherman (D-CA), senior member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, introduced the War Powers Act Enforcement Act, which would force compliance with the War Powers Act (also known as the War Powers Resolution).
Washington, D.C. – Congressmen Brad Sherman (D-CA) and Jamie Raskin (D-MD) today introduced a House Resolution calling for an end to enforced disappearances in Asia and around the world and calling upon the United States to ratify the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance.
Washington, D.C. – Today, the House unanimously passed H.Res.825, urging the United States to continue its leadership in supporting the Treaty on the Nonproliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) and the global nonproliferation regime, introduced by Congressman Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks), who formerly chaired the Asia and Nonproliferation Subcommittee, along with Congressman Banks, and the Chair and Ranking Member of the Asia Subcommittee Ami Bera (D-CA) and Ted Yoho (R- FL).
Washington, DC - Congressman Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks), along with Jim Banks (R-IN) and a group of eight bipartisan members, including the Chair and Ranking Member of the Asia, Pacific, and Nonproliferation Subcommittee, introduced a resolution commemorating the 50th anniversary of the entry into force of the Treaty on the Nonproliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT).
Washington (December 11, 2019) – Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Congressman Brad Sherman (D-CA) today introduced the Preventing the Spread of Nuclear Weapons Act, legislation that would require the U.S.
Washington, DC- Congressman Brad Sherman (D-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, and Congresswoman Ann Wagner (R-MO) introduced the Allowing for the Safe Return of Rohingyas to Burma Act of 2019 on September 18th. This legislation sends a strong message to the Burmese government that it needs to create the necessary conditions for the Rohingya to safely and voluntarily return to their homes.
Sherman Oaks –Congressman Sherman condemned the vandalism that targeted the Hebrew Discovery Center in Woodland Hills and calls on law enforcement to find those responsible.
On the morning of July 14th, vandals splattered white paint over the synagogue entrance before fleeing the site. The American Jewish Committee (AJC) of Los Angeles alerted community members of the vandalism.
“This is a hate crime,” Sherman said, “We have seen an increase around the country in anti-Semitic incidents, and those responsible should be brought to justice and be fully prosecuted.”
Washington, DC – The House passed Congressman Brad Sherman’s amendment that prohibits the transfer of U.S. weapons to Azerbaijan unless the President certifies no threat to civil aviation. The initiative aims to limit Baku’s ability to act upon its standing threat to shoot down civilian aircraft operating out of Artsakh’s Stepanakert Airport.