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  • Writer's pictureGreg O'Loughlin

New Resolution Filed - Growing Bipartisan Support For Full Implementation of Good Friday Agreement

"...failure to honor agreements and respect commitments, rights, and law is a fundamental breach of international commitments and represents an undermining of the political process."

On Tuesday, Congressman Richard Neal of Massachusetts, Ranking Member of the House Ways and Means Committee, submitted House Resolution 43, "Marking the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Good Friday Agreement."

The Resolution is cosponsored by Congressman Mike Kelly of Pennsylvania, marking continued and growing bipartisan support for the full implementation of the Good Friday Agreement.

Addressing issues related to the Protocol, and Legacy, the Resolution reads in part,"in the subsequent Stormont House Agreement, both governments agreed to certain principles to reconcile the consequences of past conflict with a shared future, including promoting reconciliation, upholding the rule of law, acknowledging and addressing the suffering of victims and survivors, and facilitating the pursuit of justice and information recovery in a way that is human rights compliant, and is balanced, proportionate, transparent, fair and equitable..."

You can learn more about the bill as well as find contact information for your Representative by clicking the image below. Please contact your Representative and encourage them to be a co-sponsor of the resolution and to become a member of Friends of Ireland Caucus.

Read the Resolution in full below:

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