Virtual Advocacy Day for Functional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders Is Tuesday, July 21, 2015

IBS IMPACT

IFFGD/the Digestive Health Alliance has scheduled its annual event, Virtual Advocacy Day (known in past years as Congressional Call-In Day), in support of HR 2311, the Functional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders Research Enhancement Act of 2015 for tomorrow, Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Currently, HR 2311 is officially supported by 3 members of the U.S. House of Representatives, representing both political parties and  3 states.  They are the initial sponsor, Representative F. James Sensenbrenner, Jr. (R-WI-5) and co-sponsors, Representative André Carson (D-IN-7), and Representative Zoe Lofgren (D-CA-19).

Virtual Advocacy Day is an excellent opportunity for constituents of current supporters to express their appreciation to their legislators, as well as  for U.S. citizens whose Representatives are not yet co-sponsors to advocate for their support. On June 21 IFFGD/DHA and other IBS sites, including IBS Impact, strongly encourage all U.S. citizens with all functional gastrointestinal or motility disorders (for example, irritable bowel…

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