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<b style="font-weight:normal"><span style="font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">This is a online petition about Stop Organ Harvesting in China: Petition the White House to speak out against the killing of innocent people for their organs.</span></b><br>

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<span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Hundreds of thousands of Falun Gong meditators are held in prison camps across China. For the past decade, they and other prisoners have been medically tested, killed, and used as a living donor bank for China’s transplant industry. Amidst growing international condemnation of these horrific crimes, three American doctors have launched a petition on the White House website urging President Obama to speak out and help stop what medical professionals are calling a crime against humanity.</span><br>

<span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"></span><br><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Once this online petition collects 25,000 signatures by January 1st, the White House is committed to respond. The clock is ticking…</span><br>

<span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"></span><br><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Sign the petition on the White House website:</span><br>

<a rel="nofollow" href="http://wh.gov/5Jmn" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(17,85,204);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">http://wh.gov/5Jmn</span></a><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"></span><br>

<span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"></span><br><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">For more information, please visit:</span><br>

<a rel="nofollow" href="http://organpetition.org/" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(17,85,204);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">http://organpetition.org/</span></a><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"></span><br>

<span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"></span><br><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Thank you very much. Many blessings to you and your loved ones during this holiday season.</span><br>

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<span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Details:</span><br><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"></span><br>

<span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">As a spiritual and meditation practice rooted in traditional Chinese culture, Falun Gong became immensely popular throughout China in the 1990s. But in 1999, the Communist Party launched a violent campaign to suppress it. Hundreds of thousands of innocent people were abducted and sent to prison camps. Many were tortured, some to death.</span><br>

<span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"></span><br><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Since 2006, evidence has emerged of a more horrific crime. Unlike other countries, China has no large-scale voluntary organ donation system, so instead, military hospitals use prisoners. Experts now estimate that tens of thousands of jailed Falun Gong believers and other prisoners have been systematically examined, and then used as a living organ donor bank, killed on demand to fuel China's lucrative transplant industry.</span><br>

<span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"></span><br><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">The U.S. State Department’s 2011 Human Rights Report cited allegations of organ harvesting from Falun Gong believers and other prisoners of conscience. In October, 106 members of Congress wrote to Secretary Clinton requesting the release of information the State Department is believed to have about the gruesome practice. Two Congressional hearings have covered the topic, while leading transplantation doctors from around the world have condemned this crime against humanity.</span><br>

<span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"></span><br><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Now, a trio of medical doctors from New York and California have initiated a petition on the “We the People” section of the official White House website. They are directly urging President Obama to investigate and publicly condemn organ harvesting in China. Under the site's rules, if the petition garners 25,000 signatures before January 1st, the White House promises to respond.</span><br>

<span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"></span><br><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Every minute counts for those in China. Sign now and help save a life.</span><br>

<span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"></span><br><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Sign the petition:</span><br>

<a rel="nofollow" href="http://wh.gov/5Jmn" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(17,85,204);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">http://wh.gov/5Jmn</span></a><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"></span><br>

<span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"></span><br><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">For more information, please visit:</span><br>

<a rel="nofollow" href="http://organpetition.org/" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(17,85,204);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">http://organpetition.org/</span></a><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"></span><br>

<span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"></span><br><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">“Transplant abuses of this magnitude are crimes against humanity.”</span><br>

<span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">— Drs. Caplan, Centurion, and Xu, petition initiators</span><br><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"></span><br>

<span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">“It's a new form of evil on this planet.”</span><br><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">— David Matas, Esq., renowned human rights attorney</span><br>

<span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"></span><br><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Thank you very much. Many blessings to you and your loved ones during this holiday season.</span></b></span><div>

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