KIM KARDASHIAN TWEETS 5.5 MILLION FANS CALLING PELOSI TO SCHEDULE VOTE
Armenian Weekly - Kim Kardashian sent a “tweet” to 5.5 million of her fans, today, urging them to call Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and urge her to schedule a vote on H.Res.252, the Armenian Genocide Resolution. This comes on the heels of Serj Tankian’s Facebook, Twitter and website postings on Wednesday calling on his fans to support the adoption of this human rights legislation, reported the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA).
“We applaud Kim Kardashian, Serj Tankian and anti-genocide activists from across the country for calling on Speaker Pelosi to schedule a vote on the Armenian Genocide Resolution. Americans of good conscience want to see an end to the cycle of genocide and to do that, we have to start by calling evil by its name,” said Aram Hamparian, Executive Director of the Armenian National Committee of America.
Earlier this week, Armenian National Committee of America Regional Chairs Aida Dimedjian and Stephen Mesrobian made a public appeal urging the Speaker to schedule a vote on the key human rights measure. “The spirit of the victims of Genocide and the voices of the survivors and their progeny are calling on the Speaker to bring this resolution for a vote before the 111th Congress adjourns in the next 10 days,” stated Dimedjian and Mesrobian. “Armenians and all the world deserve to know where each member of the U.S. House of Representatives stands on this vital expression of our common American conscience.” Continue reading