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US Congress To Hear From An Army Of Very Sick Petitioners

Friday 13 April 2018

 

From US news outlet InsideSources:

 

Capitol Building, Washington
 

Congress to Hear From an Army of Very Sick Petitioners

By Llewellyn King
Thursday April 12, 2018
Copyright 2017 © InsideSources, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

A different voice will be heard on Capitol Hill on May 12 to 15: a gentle, sad voice coming not from lobbyists or politicos but from an irregular army of sick people. It is a voice that has grown stronger in recent years but is still just a zephyr among the hurricane winds that blow in Congress. For Congress, it will be an invasion of sighs.

They will be on the Hill to petition their government for more research funding for the disease Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME), also known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS).

They will not be coming with checks for campaign coffers, nor with partisan arguments, but simply to make their case that the federal government should put ME on a par with diseases of similar devastation and increase the minuscule funding. They also want Congress to use its bully pulpit to preach a message of urgency and need.

 

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