Divest for Human Rights, Divest Terror

Over the past months, we have witnessed the Syrian regime murder more than 1,500 civilians who want nothing more than freedom and democracy.  For the past several years, we have watched  similar scenes in Iran.  Therefore, it may come as a shock to know that through our investments, millions of Americans are unwittingly investing billions of dollars in companies that enrich regimes that sponsor terrorism and abuse the human rights of their own citizens.  As we approach the tenth anniversary of the attacks on 9/11, now would be a most fitting time to put an end to this situation.  It is time to recognize that there is an inextricable link between state sponsorship of terrorism and the abuse of human rights.  Brutal regimes like Iran and Syria that torture and murder their own children do not hesitate to supply thousands of rockets and missiles to Hamas and Hezbollah to fire at children in Israel.  Accordingly, the U.S. government...(Read Full Article)