Senate Unanimously Passes Bill to Sanction Companies Using Forced Labor From Uyghur Concentration Camps in China

Do you support or oppose the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act?

  • 219
    Zoe
    08/03/2021

    The United States needs to show that they are firmly opposed to the acts of human genocide that China is committing against the Uyghur people. While I think that sanctions are the least that the United States could, it’s a start and will hopefully influence other countries to take similar actions.

  • 111
    John
    07/23/2021

    Sounds to me like modern day slavery. No way should we import goods made by forced labor.

  • 159
    Michael J
    07/19/2021

    The Wealthiest Nation in the world is paying its citizens inhuman wages. Texas is one of the biggest offenders. Raise the Minimum Wage. Fight for Fifteen! Health Care is a Human Right. Stop being the Lap Dogs of Big Business and Wealthy Individuals.

  • 112
    Brandon
    07/19/2021

    FINALLY a brought time!!

  • 304
    Kathy
    07/19/2021

    The United States cannot accept China's excuse it is their country and not the rest of the World's concern! We didn't accept South Africa's excuse for apartheid, and we cannot buy products made with this slave labor!

  • 310
    Brian
    07/18/2021

    This probably really pisses Walmart and Nike off.

  • 178
    CJ
    07/18/2021

    Companies should not collaborate with China’s internment, abuse and exploitation of the Uyghur.

  • 192
    Kathleen
    07/18/2021

    What I support is cutting all ties with China, as should the rest of the world for the havoc that commie piece of crap country has caused to the entire world. And I am sick of trying to find products made in America and only having chinese junk to choose from.

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    jimK
    07/16/2021

    No one should profit from the exploitation of forced labor camps. In this case money speaks quite loudly and sanctioning those who would profit is the quickest way to force change. Perhaps a tax on the value added by forced labor should be added to products produced. This would remove the profit incentive and apply to every enterprise tempted to profit from sanctioned forced labor. Also this would make it easier to ‘on-shore’ more of our needed production.

  • 355
    Matt
    07/17/2021

    It doesn't go far enough. The CCP is waging war to enslave us all. Cut them off. Throw them out. Prosecute those who collude with them. Buy nothing from them. Bring it all back home to the U.S. They have used everything we gave them to steal from us and further their totalitarian designs on their people and ours. Disengage from them completely. They got in our schools, government and media. They blackmail and seek to control everyone and everything. No opposition is tolerated. They own the Democrat party and many in the Republican party. They are destroying us. Get them out anyway you can.

  • 440
    Freethinker
    07/16/2021

    After BBC reported on the systemic gang rape of these Muslim women and reports of forced abortions anyone with a soul should be for this. (FYI - BBC can no longer report in China). This is the worst violation of human rights and I’m glad to see bipartisan support on this. For Nike, Disney, Apple and Coca-cola to lobby against this is pure greed and evil as they profit off of China’s slave labor. All production and manufacturing should be moved back to the USA. If the pandemic didn’t make you realize how dependent the US was on China for essential medical supplies I don’t know what will but we should all stop and think how vulnerable America really is and should start moving away our dependence from China.

  • 21
    C.J.
    07/16/2021

    😄a👊

  • 127
    Nancie
    07/16/2021

    Of course. Sanction the hell out of those that intentionally make free people slaves. And, lets get our businesses out of China too, until it’s President Dicktator sees that his actions will not be tolerated by the good people of Earth. Tibet included too……making people give up their beliefs and “reeducating” them to just believe only the Communist way.

  • 503
    Mrcaptdrnuts
    07/16/2021

    Yes sanction countries that use force labor, but apply that to domestic business too. Prison labor, collage athletes, tipped wage earners just to name a few.

  • 285
    Gale
    07/16/2021

    It is unacceptable for companies and consumers to benefit from slave labor and ethnic cleansing. The Uyghur's are suffering a genocide similar to what happened to the Jews during the holocaust. We cannot close our eyes. The very least we can do is ensure that we are not profiting from this crime. I support this action.

  • 289
    COLLEEN
    07/16/2021

    The treatment of these people needs to be opposed in strong terms by the world; otherwise the government will continue mistreatment.

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    Frank_001
    07/16/2021

    Surprised to learn that Coca Cola, Disney, and Nike previously opposed this measure. Not at all surprised by the callous disregard of life by some of the posters on this platform. Not sure how implementation will go. How will anyone outside of China know where given goods are manufactured inside China?

  • 290
    Linda
    07/16/2021

    Forced labor is wrong on every level & must be stopped. Sactions are a good start. Hit their pocket.

  • 268
    Jeffrey
    07/16/2021

    Of course enforcement is the sticky wicket here as we do not and will not have any boots on the ground to verify what is going on in the closed country of China, much less any in-country corroboration. And I fear that this is mainly feel good legislation which will be easily obviated once the campaign coffers are fattened by the corporate benefactors, especially on the GQP side. I pray that I am entirely wrong.

  • 21
    Chuck
    07/16/2021

    Anytime people must work as slaves we must stop doing any business with that country and insist that all products coming from a country using slave labor be sanctioned cutting off the the US market to those nations.