Statehood is not just about D.C. anymore

Last week, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) introduced a bill to make the nonfederal areas of D.C. the 51st state. In her introductory remarks, she noted that the bill is similar to one she introduced in 1991 and several more times over the past 30 years. Furthermore she outlined the injustices that the bill would resolve for the 715,000 residents of the nation’s capital by making us equal Americans citizens for the first time in more than 200 years. (Wash Post)

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