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      house Committees
      House Committee on Foreign Affairs
      Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations
      House Committee on the Judiciary
      The Constitution and Civil Justice
    IntroducedJune 27th, 2013

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Official Title

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should become an international human rights leader by ratifying and implementing certain core international conventions.

Summary

Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: (1) it is U.S. policy to oppose slavery, torture, racism, discrimination, and xenophobia; (2) the United States reaffirms its commitment to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights; (3) the United States should give thorough review to domestic policy and legislative proposals that would improve the economic, social, political, cultural, and civil rights and lives of marginalized U.S. communities; (4) the Senate should give its advice and consent to ratifying specified United Nations (U.N.) and International Labor Organization conventions; and (5) the United States should fully support the Inter-American human rights system.

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