August 2021

Taxpayers are funding cruel and outdated DOJ training programs that kill animals

When I went to medical school in the 1980s, it was standard practice to have students cut apart live dogs and other animals as part of the curriculum to teach them medical skills and concepts. Since then, these crude and cruel animal labs have been abandoned in medical schools and advanced surgical courses in favor of realistic human simulators that are more humane, cost-efficient and effective.

Apparently, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) didn't get the memo about this.

REP LIEU STATEMENT ON AFGHANISTAN

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the last American troops departed from Afghanistan.

“After 20 grueling years, the United States military has left Afghanistan. It’s an important step towards ending U.S. involvement in endless wars, something I have called for throughout my time in Congress. 

This L.A. woman struggled for weeks to get her family out of Afghanistan. Now they’re out of time

Every time 2-year-old Mubasher hears an evacuation airplane cutting through the sky above his safe house in Kabul, Afghanistan, he runs to the living room window.

“Look, the plane is here!” he calls out to his mother, Madina, in Pashto. “It’s coming to take us to my baba.”

Mubasher’s grandfather lives thousands of miles away, in Los Angeles, where he and his niece Paula Nassiri are desperately working to get their family members out of Kabul.

REP LIEU STATEMENT ON HOUSE PASSAGE OF VOTING RIGHTS BILL

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) issued the following statement after the House passed the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2021, which Congressman Lieu cosponsored. This critical bill restores the full strength of the Voting Rights Act, after the Supreme Court gutted the VRA through its 2013 Shelby County v. 2021 Holder and Brnovich v.

REPS LIEU AND JOHNSON INTRODUCE BILL TO STOP FUTURE POTUS INTERFERENCE IN ELECTIONS

WASHINGTON - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) and Congressman Hank Johnson (D-GA) introduced legislation to ensure that a President is held accountable for acts to interfere with an election for federal office. The Preventing Presidential Election Interference Act ensures provisions of the Hatch Act expressly list the President and Vice President as subject to the law that criminalizes election interference by federal employees.

California representatives announce new California Coastal Caucus

SAUSALITO, CA — In an effort to address policy issues of importance to coastal California, congressman Jared Huffman (D-CA) and congressman Ted Lieu (D-CA) announced the launch of the Congressional California Coastal Caucus on August 20, 2021. The announcement took place at The Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito, California, and was followed by a panel discussion with both congressmen, Dr. Jeff Boehm, Chief Executive Officer of The Marine Mammal Center, and Dr.

California representatives announce new California Coastal Caucus

SAUSALITO, CA — In an effort to address policy issues of importance to coastal California, congressman Jared Huffman (D-CA) and congressman Ted Lieu (D-CA) announced the launch of the Congressional California Coastal Caucus on August 20, 2021. The announcement took place at The Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito, California, and was followed by a panel discussion with both congressmen, Dr. Jeff Boehm, Chief Executive Officer of The Marine Mammal Center, and Dr.

REPS LIEU AND HUFFMAN ANNOUNCE LAUNCH OF CALIFORNIA COASTAL CAUCUS

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) and Congressman Jared Huffman (CA-02) announced the launch of the Congressional California Coastal Caucus at The Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito, California. The caucus will bring together members of the California House delegation to share and discuss federal policy to address matters of importance to the 840-mile California coast, including issues relating to the environment and economy.

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