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Even decades after war, veterans can suffer the extreme mental and physical consequences. Agent Orange was a warfare herbicidal weapon the US government used during Vietnam in order to kill vegetation and force guerillas out of hiding. But the chemical has had other detrimental effects — it's killed humans, caused birth defects, and continues to cause health problems for those who were exposed to it.

It has been the source of cancer, heart disease, and other conditions for many veterans; yet proposed legislation aims to block their insurance coverage. Chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs Patty Murray told President Obama, "Vietnam veterans have paid enough for that war. They should not end up paying for our debt."

Veterans shouldn't have to wait for coverage for conditions sustained during service. Sign the petition thanking Patty Murray for continuing to fight on behalf of our Vietnam veterans.

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Dear Patty Murray,

I applaud your efforts in speaking out for veterans who have been exposed to the deadly chemical Agent Orange.

During the Vietnam War, Agent Orange was used to kill the vegetation that was providing shelter and hiding areas for the enemy, as well as force civilians into urban environments. But Agent Orange has had an even more devastating effect — many Vietnam veterans now suffer from cancers, heart disease, blood borne diseases, and more.

What's worse is that a proposed amendment seeks to bar them from being able to receive insurance coverage for these conditions.

We cannot expose our dedicated service members to substances like Agent Orange and then refuse to provide them with the care needed to combat its effects.

Thank you for your continued dedication to our veterans. Please continue to fight for our Vietnam vets whose lives have been negatively affected by Agent Orange.

Thanks for your time.

Petition Signatures


Feb 17, 2018 MILLICENT VOLENTINE
Feb 14, 2018 LINDA FANCHER
Feb 14, 2018 (Name not displayed) I am a Vietnam era veteran. I didn't serve there but during my 20 years active AF career I was privileged to have worked along many men who had.
Feb 12, 2018 Martha Kubik
Feb 10, 2018 Geniece Medsker
Feb 9, 2018 Andrey Yushchenko
Feb 9, 2018 Anita Phaneuf
Feb 8, 2018 Patricia Grimes
Feb 8, 2018 Wendy Bise
Feb 8, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Feb 4, 2018 miriam feehily
Feb 2, 2018 Joseph Braus
Feb 1, 2018 Sieglinda Preez
Jan 30, 2018 Barbara Leary
Jan 28, 2018 Sharon Baker
Jan 25, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Jan 23, 2018 (Name not displayed) I was in Da Nang later part of 1972 flown from Cubi Point, RP to catch a C-1A flight back to my ship USS Enterprise. I submitted my claim in 2009 for Type2 Diabetic diagnosed 2004. My claim was denied lack of proof.
Jan 23, 2018 cara frame
Jan 23, 2018 Joyce Davis
Jan 23, 2018 Charles Hranek This is inexcusable that Vietnam Veterans Haven’t been compensated yet for this atrocious Chemical. Now to add to the list every soldier that has fought in Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan or Iraq is now fighting for medical problems due to Open Air Burn Pits.
Jan 23, 2018 (Name not displayed) My uncle recently passed away because of Agent Orange. He served as a Marine in Viet Nam. He suffered several years with cancer until he finally passed away in November. This should have addressed decades ago.
Jan 19, 2018 Alysa Waring
Jan 19, 2018 Christy Starbuck Many vets including my Father were exposed to Agent Orange and they did not walk away unscathed. We must serve our veterans. They served us even though many were drafted. Don't let the down.
Jan 19, 2018 Donna Bridges Bozeman
Jan 15, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Jan 11, 2018 Lynn Laupheimer
Jan 11, 2018 Nancy Bickford-Jordan
Jan 8, 2018 Dorothy Henry
Jan 6, 2018 John Moszyk
Jan 6, 2018 Jerry Day
Dec 31, 2017 John Cammarota I had to spray agent orange after i gotout of the service i had liver problems, now at 69 years old i need a liver transplant, that. At my age i wont get. Yet the VA is no reconizi
Dec 31, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Dec 31, 2017 Joseph Munroe
Dec 31, 2017 Laura Addison My brother died, frm complications do to agent orange. More needs to be done. Also my nephew lost a kidney also cause of agent orange
Dec 29, 2017 Sheryl Garner
Dec 28, 2017 Linda Ronconi
Dec 18, 2017 Sheila Haas
Dec 17, 2017 Valerie Romero
Dec 11, 2017 Jodi Ford
Dec 7, 2017 Caryl Speck
Dec 7, 2017 Judith Pelletier
Dec 7, 2017 Margaret Erickson
Dec 7, 2017 Cindy Stein
Dec 7, 2017 Ken Stein
Nov 19, 2017 CINDY COLLIER
Nov 15, 2017 Patti Wyatt
Nov 10, 2017 Vianney Ventura
Nov 8, 2017 MIldred Huffmire
Nov 8, 2017 Kerry Olsen
Nov 7, 2017 JoAnn Evans

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