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H.R.5137 Girls Protection Act of 2010, 111th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jun 15, 2010 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

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  • 83% of users support H.R.5137

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    • Green Consciousness: What Happened to H.R.5137 - the Girls ... - December 25, 2010 by Green Consciousness - Equality Now (my current internship placement) and Sanctuary for Families (my internship placement from last summer) have partnered together in support of the creation of The Girls Protection Act (H.R. 5137). ...

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      As noted by Green Consciousness on December 25, 2010, "Equality Now (my current internship placement) and Sanctuary for Families (my internship placement from last summer) have partnered together in support of the creation of The Girls Protection Act (H.R. 5137). ..." (http://blog.greenconsciousness.org/2010/12/what-happened-to-hr5137-girls.html)
    • RELIGION AND CHILD ABUSE NEWS: American Academy of Pediatrics ... - December 02, 2010 by RELIGION AND CHILD ABUSE NEWS - ... new bipartisan legislation, The Girls Protection Act (H.R. 5137), to close the loophole in the federal law prohibiting FGM by making it illegal to transport a minor girl living in the U.S. out of the country for the purpose of FGM. ...

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      As noted by RELIGION AND CHILD ABUSE NEWS on December 02, 2010, "... new bipartisan legislation, The Girls Protection Act (H.R. 5137), to close the loophole in the federal law prohibiting FGM by making it illegal to transport a minor girl living in the U.S. out of the country for the purpose of FGM. ..." (http://religiouschildabuse.blogspot.com/2010/12/american-academy-of-pediatrics-issue.html)
    • Better Healthy Living: Congress Should Act 'Quickly' On Female ... - November 23, 2010 by Better Healthy Living - In an editorial, the New York Times calls on Congress to "move quickly" to pass the Girls Protection Act (HR 5137), which would "make it a felony to take a girl out of the country" to undergo female genital mutilation. The U.S.. ...

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      As noted by Better Healthy Living on November 23, 2010, "In an editorial, the New York Times calls on Congress to "move quickly" to pass the Girls Protection Act (HR 5137), which would "make it a felony to take a girl out of the country" to undergo female genital mutilation. The U.S.. ..." (http://better-healthyliving.blogspot.com/2010/11/congress-should-act-quickly-on-female.html)

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