Famine-Genocide resolution gains support
WASHINGTON - Sens. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), John Kerry (D-Mass.), Carl Levin (D-Mich.), Wayne Allard (R-Colo.) and Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) have signed on as co-sponsors of Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell's Senate Resolution 202, "expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the genocidal Ukraine Famine of 1932-1933."
They join Sens. George Voinovich (R-Ohio), Mike DeWine (R-Ohio), George Allen (R-Va.), Richard Durbin (D-Ill.), Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.), Norm Coleman (R-Minn.), Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.), Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.), Joe Biden (D-Del.), Arlen Specter (R-Pa.), Russ Feingold (D-Wis.), Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Rick Santorum (R-Pa.), Jon Corzine (D-N.J.) and Paul Sarbanes (D-Md.).
S. Res. 202 was introduced by Sen. Campbell (R-Colo.) on July 28. It has encountered opposition from the Embassy of Russia and certain quarters within the Bush administration due to its unequivocal characterization of the Famine as a genocide.
Copyright © The Ukrainian Weekly, November 9, 2003, No. 45, Vol. LXXI
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