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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

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
Nov 6, 2017 Karrie Vukelic
Nov 6, 2017 Jack Martin
Oct 31, 2017 Jodi Abel
Oct 30, 2017 Barbara gale
Oct 30, 2017 Sofia Fernandez-Amaro You are Awesome....God Bless
Oct 26, 2017 Dennis Tunney Sr I found out this year that I have Parkinson's and Agent Orange is to blamce. I have just been declaired 90% disabled from it. I am retired 1stSgt 24 yrs and really would like to see all of us get help, support & extra money for our families. Thank you all
Oct 25, 2017 Darlene Nichols My husband got vitiligo from agent orange. Is there any compensation for that?
Oct 25, 2017 Kimberly Wallace
Oct 24, 2017 John Young
Oct 24, 2017 RACHAL Morgan My father in law is a Vietnam Vet
Oct 15, 2017 monique La Marca
Oct 15, 2017 Pat Churchman
Oct 12, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Oct 8, 2017 Douglas Dyrssen Sr Viet Nam Vet 1960-1965 USAF
Oct 8, 2017 Ron Stubert
Oct 8, 2017 Tim Shea Thank you ,,,,Please persist !!!
Oct 8, 2017 Ernest Rabe My high school friend, Richard C. Russell of Kansas City, Missouri died last year, Oct. 5, 2016 of the affects of Agent Orange, so this seems really fitting.
Oct 2, 2017 Anna Krohn
Sep 27, 2017 Patricia Lewis
Sep 24, 2017 Judith Mayhew
Sep 21, 2017 J.W.M. Boeser
Sep 15, 2017 Lois Freeman
Sep 15, 2017 jackie lewthwaite
Sep 14, 2017 Lauri Moon
Aug 24, 2017 Anne Romanow
Aug 22, 2017 Harold Bees
Aug 21, 2017 Jacqueline Calhoun
Aug 21, 2017 Anne Bekkers
Aug 19, 2017 Mr and Mrs Richard N. Huff
Aug 18, 2017 Yolanda Aguilar
Aug 18, 2017 Melvin Michael
Aug 18, 2017 Ursula Kiefert
Aug 16, 2017 Brenda Clark My father suffered do to Agent Orange from Vietnam.. he had Parkinsons Disease.. service connected. He died in June 2017. He should still be here! Horrible suffering. Please make this companies pay for the human suffering and loss. I miss my dad sooo
Aug 16, 2017 MARY Watach I have a cousin who died of liver cancer and a cousin who has leucemia.
Aug 16, 2017 (Name not displayed) My husband has severe COPD being in Vietnam Nam on the ground as a Marine when Agent Orange was sprayed in 1966 to 1967
Aug 7, 2017 danielle jacques
Aug 6, 2017 Rosie Albanese
Aug 3, 2017 joseph vai
Aug 3, 2017 Beverly Turner OUR VETERANS & And Elderly Should Come First in care , With Out Them None of us would Be Here!
Aug 2, 2017 Von Ingram And thank you to all veterans.
Aug 2, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Aug 1, 2017 Carroll Cake
Aug 1, 2017 Kathy & Judy Sutter
Aug 1, 2017 Gary Mckinney Thanks for your support

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