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Monday, March 19, 2007

Phone House Representatives Today in Support of Joshua Omvig Veterans Suicide Prevention Bill

Ellen Omvig phoned today with the news that the House version of the Joshua Omvig Veterans Suicide Prevention Bill -- named after her son, an Iraq veteran who committed suicide following his return home -- was coming up for a voice vote.

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The news was sudden, as most were expecting the vote to occur later in the week. Specifics on the bill. Suicide Prevention Action Nework-USA (SPAN-USA) has details and an easy way to find your rep's phone number:

This week the U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on the Joshua Omvig Veterans Suicide Prevention Act (H.R. 327). SPAN USA encourages you to contact your U.S. Representative and ask him/her to vote for the bill when it comes up for a vote later this week.

An additional resource for finding House phone numbers, sans area codes. Or use the Capitol switchboard at 1-800-828-0498, and ask for your representitive's office.

Please call today.


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