WASHINGTON (Sep. 13)
The Senate unanimously adopted a Sense of the Senate Resolution today urging the International League of Red Cross Societies to formally recognize the Magen David Adom.The Senate resolution was introduced by Senators Paula Hawkins (R. Fl.) and Christopher Dodd (D. Conn.) who are co-chairmen of the U.S. Committee to Secure Recognition of the Magen David Adom by the League of Red Cross Societies. Speaking in favor of the resolution on the Senate floor, in addition to the two sponsors, were Senators Charles Percy (R. III.) and Claiborne Pell (D. R.I.), the chairman and ranking Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee which had first approved the resolution last month.