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Petitioning Representative Gary Peters 2 and 6 others

STOP ELDER ABUSE & GUARDIANSHIP ABUSE - OPEN LETTER TO OUR LEADERS

Elder Abuse and Financial Exploitation of the Elderly is on the rise and the Guardianship systems in our State Courts and our Protective Agencies intended to protect the vulnerable, all too often fail to do so.

"It was once said that the moral test of government is how that government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly; and those who are in the shadows of life, the sick, the needy and the handicapped." - Hubert H. Humphrey - How will we as a country measure up if we do nothing to stop the abuse of our elderly?

We are calling for National Efforts (through legislation and National Oversight and Reform) to confront the abuse and financial exploitation that is being perpetrated against our most vulnerable citizens.

Some may say this is not a National issue; it is a State Issue. We disagree. While it may be a system that is administered and run in the State Courts it is affecting citizens in every single State in our nation and is using up federal Medicare Medicaid and Social Security Dollars so we are of the opinion that this problem must be dealt with swiftly and forcefully with an arm of justice that had a nationwide reach. Thus we call for NATIONAL REFORM and the Change our administration promised when they said "we will work to END the abuse of the elderly. Abuse of Guardianships and conservatorships, regardless of who does it, is abuse and exploitation of the Elderly.

We should be able to give a helping hand to those who are vulnerable and in need without it costing them their constitutional rights, their civil rights and their life savings.

PLEASE SIGN OUR PETITION FOR CHANGE TODAY !

Email us at stopelderabuse@notega.com  if you have any questions or wish to join our efforts to address this national shame.

This petition was delivered to:
  • Representative
    Gary Peters 2
  • Representative
    Ted Poe
  • Senator
    Amy Klobuchar
  • Senator
    Patrick Leahy
  • Senator
    Tammy Baldwin
  • U.S. House of Representatives
  • U.S. Senate


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