“Parental child abduction is child abuse. These victims are American citizens who need the help of their government when normal legal processes are unavailable or fail.”
H.R. 3212, To ensure compliance with the 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction by countries with which the United States enjoys reciprocal obligations, to establish procedures for the prompt return of children abducted to other countries, and for other purposes.
The hearing begins shortly into the 7th minute of the clip, at 9:35 a.m.
You can also watch the hearing here:
Please lend your support. Write and call your Congressional Representative, and demand that they support this bill, which provides enforcable mechanisms to bring about the return of internationally kidnapped children. We cannot recover our children without public outcry.
Rui – Missing in Japan since June, 2010, with no help from the U.S. or Japanese governments.