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Letter from members of Congress to President Jimmy Carter (Atlanta, Georgia), April 15, 2008, regarding the deaths at the hands of Hamas (1 page)


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C o n g r e s s of the United States Washington, DC 20515 April 15, 2008 President Carter The Carter Center One Copenhill 453 Freedom Parkway Atlanta, GA 30307 Dear President Carter: On April 8, 2008, Al-Hayat reported that you were planning to visit Syria to meet with Hamas leader Khaled Meshal. The U.S. State Department lists Hamas as a foreign terrorist organization. Hamas terrorists are responsible for the murders of at least 26 American citizens?some of them teenagers, children and infants: David Applebaum of Ohio; Nava Applebaum, 20, of Ohio; Alan Beer of Ohio; Maria Bennet of California; Benjamin Bhrstein of Pennsylvania; David Boim, 17, of New York; Yael Botwin, 14, of California; Dina Carter of North Carolina; Janis Ruth Coulter of Massachusetts; Sara Duker of New Jersey; Matthew Eisenfeld of Connecticut; Tzvi Goldstein of New York; Judith Greenbaum of New Jersey; David Gritz of Massachusetts; Dina Horowitz of Florida; Rabbi Eli Horowitz of Illinois; Tehilla Nathanson, 3, of New York; Malka Roth, 15, of New York; Mordechai Reinitz of New York; Yitzhak Reinitz, 9, of New York; Leah Stern of New Jersey; Goldie Taubenfeld of New York; Shmuel Taubenfeld, 3 months, of New York; Nachshon Wachsman, 19, of New York; Ira Weinstein of New York; and Yitzhak Weinstock, 19, of California. President Carter, do not meet with the man who ordered their deaths. Sincerely, Mark Steven Kirk Member of Congress John Boehner Member of Congress Roy Blunt Member of Congress Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Member of Congress FRINTED ON RECYCLED PAPER