Monday, March 26, 2012

KONY 2012 is working

So far 3,530,673 people from countries all over the globe have pledged support. The world is responding. Policymakers are hearing your voice and are starting to take a stand in support of ending LRA violence. In just the last two weeks, two bipartisan resolutions supporting the effort against the LRA have been introduced into Congress.

Together, the House resolution ( by Congressmen Royce and McGovern and the Senate resolution ( authored by Senators Coons and Inhofe, have already gained over 67* bipartisan co-sponsors. Today, the UN and AU announced that the four LRA-affected countries would cooperate in a regional task force targeting the LRA. This is momentum that must be sustained.