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Deutch Resolution Denouncing the Despicable Use of Human Shields by Hamas Passes Middle East Subcommittee

Washington, DC | Jul 25, 2014

Today, the House Foreign Affairs Committee Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee unanimously passed H. Con Res 107, a resolution introduced by Chairman Illeana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) and Ranking Member Ted Deutch (D-FL) condemning the use of civilians as human shields by Hamas and other terrorist organizations in violation of international law. “It is Hamas that chose to invest money in underground bunkers for its leaders and terror tunnels and rocket launchers, instead of jobs, schools and healthcare for the people of Gaza,” said Congressman Deutch prior to the resolution’s passage. “And it is Hamas who uses its own people as human shields to protect these rocket launchers. The use of civi...

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Voting Record

Date Bill Vote
7/25 H.R. 5081 Yea
7/25 H.R. 3230 Yea
7/25 H.Con.Res. 105 Yea
7/25 H.R. 4935 Nay
7/24 H.R. 3230 Yea
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