19 JulA Pro-Israel Democrat Withdrew Her Support for a Bill Supporting Palestinian Rights. She Now Claims Her Name Was Added by Accident.


Leah Muskin-Pierret, USCPR’s Manager of Congressional and Grassroots Advocacy, is quoted in The Intercept’s coverage of H.R. 2407, The Promoting Human Rights for Palestinian Children Living Under Israeli Military Occupation Act. The article covers the waffling of one representative, Rep. Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut, in her cosponsorship of the bill. Muskin-Pierret contextualizes Rep. DeLauro’s moves within the broader movement of progressive members of Congress towards supporting Palestinian rights:

“Everyone’s starting to understand there’s a massive injustice that the U.S. is complicit in,” said Leah Muskin-Pierret, manager of congressional and grassroots advocacy at the U.S. Campaign for Palestinian Rights. “They’re slowly getting around to doing the right thing.”