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Bring Defibrilators to all Schools

Akron Business Journal – LTE: U.S. Rep. Betty Sutton and U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown have introduced the Josh Miller Heart Act, which would provide AEDs for every school in our country. It has passed the House twice. Sadly, it has never made it through the Senate.

The same people who are blocking this important bill are happy that the halls of Congress are lined with AEDs. They must feel that their own lives are worth it, but our children’s aren’t. Since Sutton first introduced the Josh Miller Heart Act, 206 students have died of cardiac arrest in U.S. schools because no AED was available. Thank you, Terry Gordon, Betty Sutton and Sherrod Brown.

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