Posts Tagged: gold

Conflict Minerals Trade Act

From Amnesty International USA Ask your representative to co-sponsor the Conflict Minerals Trade Act. A small window of opportunity just opened this week that could finally break the cycle of weapons freely flowing in to the Democratic Republic of Congo…

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Help take on conflict minerals

Urge Your Representative to Cosponsor the Conflict Minerals Trade Act The Conflict Minerals Trade Act of 2009, H.R. 4128, introduced in the United States House of Representatives by Congressman Jim McDermott (D-Washington), would help develop the means to ensure that…

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Urge Senators to Cosponsor the Congo Conflict Minerals Act

What is the problem? Demand for minerals found in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo and used in everyday electronics products help finance armed groups who engage in violent struggle. The minerals in question are cassiterite (tin…

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