Friday, February 24, 2006

denise nappier takes a stand and a SOUND one at that

way to go ms nappier! bitch and moan if you have to and MAKE IT HAPPEN!

State May Take Stand Against Darfur

Genocide Plan Would Allow Nappier To Divest Funds From Companies Doing Business In Sudan
By MARK PAZNIOKAS Courant Staff Writer February 24 2006

State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier wants Connecticut to become the fourth state to take a stand against genocide in Sudan by pressuring corporate America.Nappier outlined legislation Thursday that would authorize her to divest state pension funds from companies with ties to the east African nation.As much as $1 billion of Connecticut's $22 billion pension fund could be affected by legislation that has the backing of Senate Majority Leader Martin Looney, D-New Haven, and House Majority Leader Christopher Donovan, D-Meriden.The Darfur region of Sudan has become synonymous with human suffering in recent years. Western governments charge that the Sudanese government sponsors Arab militias to carry out a policy of genocide against non-Arab rebels in the nation's western region.....

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