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Urgent calls needed to Senator Corker about UN Disabilities Treaty

Tennessee

Please call Senator Corker.



HSLDA President Mike Smith has been an advocate for homeschooling for more than 30 years.
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Dear Tennessee HSLDA Members and Friends,

Your U.S. Senator, Bob Corker, is the Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate's Foreign Relations Committee. The Committee will hold a hearing on whether the United States Senate should ratify the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) on Tuesday, November 5, at 2:30 PM.

It is critical that Senator Corker hears loud and clear from his constituents about this dangerous United Nations treaty. Senator Corker voted against the treaty last Congress. However, it is critical that he hears about the dangers of the CRPD treaty.

Please call Senator Corker right now at his DC office, as well as his district offices and urge him to oppose the UN CRPD. Senator Corker’s D.C. office number is 202-224-4024 and you can also call any of his district offices at the following numbers:

Memphis901-683-1910
Nashville615-279-8125
Knoxville865-637-4180
Jackson731-424-9655
Tri-Cities423-753-2263
Chattanooga423-756-2757

You can also email Senator Corker by using HSLDA’s emailing tool to send a prewritten letter to your Senator by filling out your information here.

Your message to Senator Corker can be as simple as the following:

“I urge you to oppose the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. This treaty surrenders U.S. sovereignty to unelected UN bureaucrats and will threaten parental care of children with disabilities. Our nation already has laws to protect Americans with disabilities. This treaty is unnecessary and will hurt families by giving bureaucrats the power to decide what is in the best interests of a child with disabilities, not the child’s parents.”

To find out more about the CRPD please click here. To read the text of the CRPD please click here.

Thank you for joining with us in this battle to protect our children and our children’s future. You defeated this treaty last year. Standing together, we can defeat this treaty once again.

For liberty,

Mike Smith
President, HSLDA

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