After Clarion Project’s letter writing campaign, seven new members of Congress signed on to co-sponsor the bill. Tell your member of Congress!
Seven more congressmen have signed on to cosponsor the Muslim Brotherhood Terrorist Designation Act after the Clarion Project letter campaign was launched. You can tell your representatives to support the legislation in less than one minute by using our online form.
The seven new supporters are Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-KS), Rep. Charlie J. Fleischmann (R-TN), Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-SC), Rep. Dave Brat (R-VA), Rep. Todd Rokita (R-IN), Rep. Kenny Marchant (R-TX) and Rep. Robert Pittenger (R-NC).
Over 60 members of Congress are cosponsoring the bill or have voted in its favor. It now has bipartisan support and has passed the House Judiciary Committee. Four organizations representing persecuted Christians are also pushing for the bill.
The next steps are for it to come to a vote in the House of Representatives and to be approved by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, where it is currently stalled.
Regardless of whether it passes or not, the legislation is an unprecedented opportunity to educate congressmen about the Muslim Brotherhood’s involvement in terrorism. The legislation also outlines how the Brotherhood is linked to the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) and the North American Islamic Trust (NAIT).
See below for a list of members of Congress who have endorsed the legislation, those who have declared opposition to it and those on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee who have yet to take a position.
If passed, the bill would state that Congress believes that the Muslim Brotherhood meets the criteria of a Foreign Terrorist Organization under section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1189).
It gives the Secretary of State a period of 60 days to provide a detailed report explaining whether the Brotherhood meets the standard for Foreign Terrorist Organization designation and why. The legislation contains a mountain of evidence in support of designation.
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