Rep. Tulsi Gabbard: Burn pits, the Agent Orange of our generation

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READ THE STORY Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, joined by Brian Mast (FL-18) and Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Dan Sullivan (R-AK), introduced bipartisan and bicameral legislation to evaluate the exposure of U.S. service members to open burn pits and toxic airborne chemicals on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019.

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"These burn pits are the Agent Orange of the post-9/11 generation of veterans," said Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, a Hawaii Democrat, referring to the toxin that affected Vietnam War veterans.

Bernie Sanders ALREADY Taking On Trump's Scam As Dems Roll Over Gabbard: pits, Agent Rep. Tulsi Orange Burn generation. – Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard is exactly right – toxic burn pits are the Agent Orange of our generation. That’s why we teamed up to introduce the Burn Pits Accountability Act earlier this year. Together we can make sure veterans exposed to burn pits have access to the best care our country has to offer.

Tulsi introduced H.R. 5671 – Burn Pits Accountability Act, a bipartisan bill, to evaluate exposure to open burn pits and toxic airborne chemicals, and begin the process of ensuring proper care and services for the nation’s servicemembers and veterans

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Passing our legislation will require the military to track and accurately report every servicemembers’ exposure to burn pits so that we can make sure they get the treatment and care that they need and deserve," said Rep. Tulsi Gabbard. "Exposure to toxic burn pits is the Agent Orange of my generation – we cannot allow our nation to.

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