WASHINGTON, D.C. ñ Today, Congressman Ted Poe (TX-02) cosponsored and voted in support of the Nuclear Iran Prevention Act (H.R. 850), a bipartisan bill intended to stop Iranís march towards obtaining any form of nuclear weapons. This legislation enacts economic, human rights, and financial sanctions, and it strengthens the implementation and enforcement of existing sanctions.
ìIran has defiantly continued its quest for nuclear weapons, escalating our need for the Nuclear Iran Prevention Act,î said Congressman Poe. ìAs relations between our nations continue to flounder, Iran must be stopped before it gets its hands on nuclear weapons. Current sanctions should be enforced and additional strong sanctions are needed so that the people of Iran can throw off the chains of their repressive rulers and bring much-needed freedom and democracy to their country.î