JVC Endorses Conflict Diamonds Bills

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(Rapaport…August 14, 2001) The Jewelers Vigilance Committee (JVC) has formally endorsed the Clean Diamonds Act and its House companion bill. JVC sent a letter to its members on August 13 urging them to contact Congress in support of the bills.

“We as an industry have worked extremely hard over the last year to do whatever we can to help stop the flow of conflict diamonds,” says Cecilia Gardner, JVC’s executive director and general counsel. “That is why we are taking the additional step of asking our members to write to their congressional representative.”

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