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To amend the Federal Power Act to protect the bulk-power system and electric infrastructure critical to the defense and well-being of the United States against natural and manmade... Read More

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EMPact America fully endorses the SHIELD Act (HR 668). The SHIELD Act was introduced by Congressman Trent Franks, with broad co-sponsorship, to protect our country against natural and manmade EMP threats and vulnerabilities. It has already gained broad bi-partisan support, but it needs to be a top priority for every member of Congress (House and Senate). In order for that to happen, they need to hear from as many of their constituents as possible. Last year, the SHIELD Act’s predecessor (the GRID Act, HR 5026) passed unanimously in the House but never made it to the floor of the Senate before the end of the term. We can’t allow that happen to the SHIELD Act. We have precious little time to act during this session of Congress. Please take the time to participate in this campaign and get as many other people to get involved as possible. You really can make a difference on an issue like this one. Ask your Congressman and Senators to VOTE YES for the SHIELD Act. Take action right now at: - www.GuardTheGrid.com and - www.SHIELDact.com To learn more, check out: - our Website: www.EMPactAmerica.org - EMPact Radio: www.EMPactRadio.com (24/7 audio & live call-in shows every Wed. at 12:00 Noon (Eastern) - EMPact TV: www.EMPactTV.com

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I support The SHIELD Act because... I'm very concerned with EMP either by the sun or one of America's enemies using a nuclear device to destroy us. The amount of 2 billion dollars is meager compared to the death & destruction this horrifying event would cause. We waste more money than this thru corruption, foreign aid (who would come to OUR aid, by the way?), and pork. PLEASE get going and get this bill thru before it is too late.

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DianneCooper
WI-8
8 months ago

I support H.R. 668: Secure High-voltage Infrastructure for Electricity from Lethal Damage Act because... It is my understanding that the united states has the capability to shield power grids nationwide from emp blasts. If we can safeguard ourselves from an attack that could lead to up to 90 percent casualties nationwide in the first year we should make this a priority. I'm sure there are other factors involved, but if this threat is a real one we should take the relatively easy steps to shield our power asap.

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doyourpart
VA-8
1 year ago

I support H.R. 668: Secure High-voltage Infrastructure for Electricity from Lethal Damage Act because... We will never be ready for such a big attack as an EMP. All attempted EMP attacks on the United States should be stopped ASAP.

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Walker7
NC-7
1 year ago

I support H.R. 668: Secure High-voltage Infrastructure for Electricity from Lethal Damage Act because..I feel we are least prepared for this than any other catastrophic event. It is Impossible to predict a Carrington like event or give the populace adequate time to prepare. Most Americans are totally unaware of the possibility of a Carrington event or its devastating effect. This is not an "if" it happens but "when" it happens situation. We need to act now or try to explain to our grandchildren why we did nothing to protect our nation from an apocolyptic event.

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Sigmon
NC-2
1 year ago

I support H.R. 668: Secure High-voltage Infrastructure for Electricity from Lethal Damage Act because... I read the novel, One Second After and it hit the nail on its head. I've since been gathering beans, bandages, and bullets. Its not a matter of "if" it will happen , its a matter of when, either man made or natural.

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tomfromwhittier
NC-11
1 year ago

I strongly implore you to reintroduce and support H.R. 668: Secure High-voltage Infrastructure for Electricity from Lethal Damage Act. Second only to our fiscal health, there is no greater eminent danger to our national security and the future of our great nation. While we continue to spend hundreds of billions of taxpayer dollars on foreign aid, bailouts and nation building abroad, a very vexatious and topical threat is not getting the attention or funding it deserves. Our shield is down; time is of the essence! God forbid, but in the event of a catastrophic EMP or CME, will you, as a member of congress, have a clear conscience? Will you be able to look into the eyes of your family, friends, colleagues and neighbors and tell them that you did everything within your power to protect them from that fateful day? I hope so. Please, don't delay. Take action now to secure our future and the future of generations to come. Thank you.

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sceresia
TX-10
1 year ago

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Bill Summary

To amend the Federal Power Act to protect the bulk-power system and electric infrastructure critical to the defense and well-being of the United States against natural and manmade electromagnetic pulse (”EMP”) threats and vulnerabilities.

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