The Conflict Minerals Trade Act

With the introduction of the Conflict Minerals Trade Act today, Congo activists now have bipartisan legislation percolating both in the Senateand the House of Representatives. To hear a bit more about this bill and why it's so important, check out the latest edition of the Ask the Expert video series, where I discuss why this legislation has catalytic potential to cut armed groups and rights abusers out of the supply chains for our cell phones, laptops, and other electronic gadgets:

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Be sure to take action on this issue: urge your representative to cosponsor the Conflict Minerals Trade Act and ask your senators to cosponsor the Congo Conflict Minerals Act.