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#SheWhoBorneTheBattle Wins! New Cosponsors of the Deborah Sampson Act


IAVA is pleased to announce that Reps. Barbara Comstock (R-VA), Donald McEachin (D-VA), and J. Luis “Lou” Correa (D-CA) are the latest cosponsors to the centerpiece of our #SheWhoBorneTheBattle campaign, the Deborah Sampson Act (H.R 2452/S. 681)

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