The reasons for Puerto Rican statehood
are simple and compelling:
- Puerto Ricans have been U.S. citizens since 1917;
- Puerto Ricans have been literally "fighting for U.S. democracy since the Republic's beginning";
- A majority of Puerto Rican voters yet again chose statehood in November 2020;
- America stands to gain
2 Senators and
In the 2020 Plebiscite, the majority or Puerto Rican islanders chose statehood, as they had in the previous plebiscite!
Accordingly, Puerto Rico Statehood Council Chair, José Fuentes-Agostine, testified in Congress during the House Natural Resources Committee Hearing
in Support of Puerto Rico Statehood Admission on April 14th, 2021.