Asbestos Victim Protest Letters

Oppose Senate Bill 1125

Like many others my father was in the Navy. He served during WW2 and worked in the Brooklyn Navy Yard for 9 years. He died from mesothelioma in November of 2002 More…

Oppose Senate Bill 1125, Florida

As an FSU grad (PhD. 1979) and former non tenured faculty member (College of Engineering 1998-2003), I support the alternative choice concerning the vice president speaking at commencement and I support the decision of SUPJ to stand up and walk out of the vice president's address (Democrat, April 20). More…

Oppose Senate Bill 852.

I am writing to you on behalf of the 50,000 members of the American Public Health Association to express our concerns with the asbestos compensation legislation that is now under consideration by the Senate Judiciary Committee. More…

Oppose Senate Bill 1125, Long Beach, CA

I have edited my poem and am sending it to Senator Diane Feinstein along with a letter expressing my disappointment with her vote in favor of S.B. 1125, which if passed would revoke all litigation rights of victims of asbestos disease More…

Oppose Senate Bill 1125. Wadesville, IN

My father was recently diagnosed with Mesothelioma. He is a decorated WW II hero. He was among the third wave of Marines to land on the shores of Iwo Jima. When the flag was raised on the top of Mt. Suribachi, Dad was on the foothills of that mountain that day fighting hand to hand with the Japanese, disengorging the enemy from their caves and tunnels. More…

Oppose Senate Bill 852Alsea, OR

Currently, there are no federal dollars specifically allocated for mesothelioma research. Of the patients diagnosed with mesothelioma every year, about one-third were exposed to asbestos while serving in the U.S. Navy. My husband served in the U.S. Navy. He was exposed to asbestos. He died of mesothelioma. His pain was excruciating. More…

Oppose Senate Bill 1125. Waukesha, WI

I'm writing to both of you as representatives of the State of Wisconsin. I'm asking for you to vote NO to the Hatch Asbestos Bailout Bill which you will be asked to vote on very soon. Gentlemen, you must realize that this is not what is best for those harmed by asbestos. More…

Oppose Senate Bill 1125. St. Augustine, FL

I am writing in regards to the new bill introduced in the United States Senate, by Senator Orrin Hatch (R., Utah). The "Asbestos Injury Resolution Act." More…

Oppose Senate Bill 1125. San Leandro, CA

I am writing on behalf of my mother, Leona Denton, and myself to express strong opposition to S. 1125, the so-called "Fairness in Asbestos Injury Resolution Act". More…

Oppose Senate Bill 852, Scottsdale, AZ

I am deeply concerned with the Federal Asbestos Trust Fund that is currently being considered by you and the Judiciary Committee. As a victim of asbestos, I write this letter to voice my great disturbance with this bill and to urge you, Senator Leahy, to withdraw your support from this bill. More…

Oppose Senate Bill 852, Sterling Hts., MI

My name is Leonette Giannini, and I am writing you today to let you know that I lost the love of my life on February 13, 2005. My husband, John, died that day of mesothelioma caused by asbestos exposure. More…

Oppose Senate Bill 852

My name is Grant Gurley. During your tenure as Attorney General of Texas I was proud to serve as an Assistant Attorney General in your Natural Resources Division, where I specialized in environmental enforcement litigation. In that capacity, I worked under your administration to make the environment safer for the people of Texas, and I believe we did some good. More…

Oppose Senate Bill 1125. Austin, TX

My name is Grant Gurley. During your tenure as Attorney General of Texas I was proud to serve as an Assistant Attorney General in your Natural Resources Division, where I specialized in environmental enforcement litigation. In that capacity, I worked under your administration to make the environment safer for the people of Texas, and I believe we did some good. More…

Oppose Senate Bill 1125. San Clemente, CA

Since Tom died on December 23, 2000, I've tried to maintain my faith. Every day I get up and promise myself that I will give thanks to my God, my country and my family and friends for the blessings of living in a free country where the rights of the weak cannot be trampled on by the powerful. I have tried hard to cast out the anger I felt the day my husband let go of his last breath. More…

Oppose Senate Bill 1125. Orlando, FL

Has anyone ever investigated as to why Hatch is so very zealous about this asbestos legislation? Are the asbestos manufactuers heavy contributors to his office? More…

Oppose Senate Bill 1125. Florida

I am writing in regards to the "Asbestos Injury Resolution Act" sponsored by Senator Orrin Hatch of Utah. I feel sure that Senator Hatch has never had a relative or friend affected by this most horrendous and most painful of all cancers. More…

Oppose Senate Bill 1125. Huntington Beach, CA

I am a California resident stricken with right Pleural Mesothelioma and I am writing to urge you to oppose senate bill 1125. I have studied the terms of this bill and, as written, it constitutes a gross miscarriage of justice for those of us injured by the Asbestos industry and a massive bailout for corporations seeking to evade even the minimum of just and fair restitution. More…

Oppose Senate Bill 1125.

I am writing to express my strong opposition to S. 1125, the so-called "Fairness in Asbestos Injury Resolution Act." I have many reasons for opposing S.1125 and to take action against inhumane asbestos trust/bail out bill (SB 1125) More…

Oppose Senate Bill 1125, Sandpoint, ID

Thank you from the bottom of my heart for leading the fight against the Frist-Hatch Asbestos legislation. There is much more to do, however. My husband lost his battle with Mesothelioma in 12/2003. Its not the money that matters to me as much as the suffering I saw and was forced to participate in. More…

Oppose Senate Bill 1125, Huntington Beach, CA

As the wife of a Mesothelioma patient, I feel strongly that it is extremely important that the above bill be defeated when it is brought to the Senate floor. Please read the following explanations and attached documentation. More…

Oppose Senate Bill 852, Huntington Beach, CA

I am begging you to rethink about this bill. I believe it is our governments job to make sure that businesses may not hurt the public. Most of all these Companies knew that the products they were selling and making big profit from could kill. More…

Oppose Senate Bill 852, Huntington Beach, CA

I beg you please, vote against the Specter Asbestos Bill. I lost my husband George on September 4, 2004. He was diagnosed on July 27 and operated on at U.C.L.A. on Aug 28. It is a death sentence. The only reason he chose surgery and radiation was to be able to stay with us a little longer. More…

Oppose Senate Bill 852. Los Angeles, CA

For the 75 companies that manufactured asbestos and related products now bankrupt because of runaway asbestos lawsuits, it's too late for common sense to prevail. More…

Oppose Senate Bill 852, Baytown, TX

Please defeat this bill as it is a disgrace to all our veterans such as myself. Declare War on Asbestos, Defeat the Bail Out Bill. More…

Oppose Senate Bill 1125. Solana Beach, CA

One of the most valuable lessons I learned from my father, Sherwin Zola Rosen, was to fight for what I believed was just. My beloved father died of mesothelioma on October 27, 2001, at the age of 63. More…

Oppose Senate Bill 852, Richland, MI

My father had malignant mesothelioma, a cancer caused by asbestos. He worked around asbestos for many years while working as a construction electrician. He was told by his doctor that he had a limited life span and that his treatment options were sadly limited. More…

Oppose Senate Bill 1125. Alabama

I am writing in protest of this so called bill S.1125. It appears this bill is for the companies who knew for years that the products they were producing caused this terrible and devastating cancer that my mother suffered with for over 1 year and 1 month from the date she was diagnosed. Asbestos made my poor dear mother turn into a blind, and completely devastated human being. More…

Oppose Senate Bill 1125. Naples, FL

As you are aware, there is no treatment at this time for Meso. Everything is experimental and at best prologs life for a short time. Bill lived 19 months, they were 10 months of pain, agony, humiliation, and sadness. More…

Oppose Senate Bill 852, Yorba Linda, CA

My name is Victoria Mouroulis, my husband John was recently diagnosed with asbestosis; from a job he held over 30 years ago for 9 months as a young man (most of his co-workers are already deceased). Of course we were shocked to learn that this 50 year old man with a bright future and big plans may potentially have his life cut short from a brief exposure to asbestos and corporate negligence. More…

Oppose Senate Bill 1125 Chillicothe, OH

Hello, First let me say Thank you for speaking for those individuals that can no longer speak for themselves and one of those individuals is my father-in-law. He died of Mesothelioma on April 25, 2000 after only finding out in December 1999 that he had the fatal disease. More…

Oppose Senate Bill 1125, Wauwatosa, WI and West Olive, MI

On April 7, 2004, Senators Frist and Hatch introduced to the Senate floor S.2290, the Fairness in Asbestos Injury Resolution Act, with the cruelly ironic acronym of FAIR. No major news network covered this event and few news outlets have notified our country of, in Mr. Hatch's own words, "one of the most important bills in our country at this time." (Congressional Record, S3922). More…

Oppose Senate Bill 1125, Wauwatosa, WI and West Olive, MI

With all due respect to you and your colleagues who have cosponsored SB 1125, this bill is anything but FAIR. On July 17, 2004, my father was diagnosed with pleural mesothelioma. Upon hearing the diagnosis, I spent many hours on the Internet researching his prognosis and possible treatments. More…

Preserve Our Civil Rights

I urge you to oppose the so-called "Fairness in Asbestos Injury Resolution" Act. If this bill becomes law, it will not adequately compensate the innocent victims of asbestos poisoning. More…

Preserve Our Civil Rights

Sample letter no. 4 (letter sent to each member of Sen. Judiciary by the Advisory Board of the Mt. Sinai - Irving J. Selikoff Center for Occupational and Environmental Medicine in NYC) More…

Preserve Our Civil Rights

I am writing to you today on behalf of asbestos victims across the country. As someone affected by asbestos poisoning, I am concerned that the asbestos legislation proposed by Senator Specter will not solve the asbestos problem in the United States. More…

Preserve Our Civil Rights

Suggested Letter to U.S. Senator Sample Letter Two More…

Letters Protesting SB 852

We urge every reader to send a letter protesting SB 852 to their senator today. For more information, please contact us. For form letters and fact sheets. More…

Oppose Senate Bill 852. Rockland, ME

This is a letter from an 83 year old patient with malignant mesothelioma who resides in Rockland, Maine, which he sent to Senators Snowe and Collins, on June 3, 2005. You are encouraged to write similar letters to your U.S. Senators. More…

Oppose Senate Bill 1125. Huntington Beach, CA

It is extremely important that the above subject bill be defeated if and when it is brought to the Senate floor. Please read the follow explanations and attached documentation. More…

Navy Veteran with Mesothelioma Urges Congress to Fund Medical Research

As a sailor in the U.S. Navy from 1965 to 1972, I was proud to serve my country aboard a nuclear submarine whose mission was to deter a nuclear attack upon the United States. I spent two and half years in training before serving aboard the John Marshall SSBN 611, a first generation ballistic missile nuclear submarine. I served aboard the John Marshall for over four years, operating out of Holy Lock, Scotland and Rhoda, Spain. More…

Paul Zygielbaum to U.S. Senators

Since the nation as a whole has benefited economically and militarily from the use of asbestos, fairness demands that the federal government share in providing compensation to victims of asbestos-related diseases, rather than placing the burden completely on the companies that profited from the illness and death of hundreds of thousands. More…

Mesothelioma Victim Explains How Asbestos Bill Will ...

This is a letter from a mesothelioma victim to reporter Greg Gordon, concerning Gordon's latest article, "Asbestos Deal Seems Close," More…