Dec 9, 2018 - Politics & Policy
Bipartisan senators propose human rights commission honoring McCain
Sens. Chris Coons (D-Del.) and Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) will introduce a resolution on the floor of the Senate Monday to establish the John S. McCain III Human Rights Commission, CNN reports.
Details: The bipartisan commission, which the senators will propose on the 70th anniversary of the UN's Universal Declaration of Human Rights, will work to raise awareness of human rights issues and develop initiatives in the Senate. McCain, who died in August, left behind a legacy of "shining a light on human rights abuses across the world and building bipartisan coalitions to take action," Tillis wrote in a statement.
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