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Congresswomen condemn Nigerian girls abduction

ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Outside of the Nigerian Embassy in Washington, D.C., a group of Congresswomen condemned the abduction of schoolgirls in Nigeria and vowed to fight to bring those responsible for the kidnapping to justice. "We are anguished as mothers, grandmothers, and lovers of children that this is what the children - the girls in Nigeria - are worth," Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee said on Wednesday (May 7) as she held U.S. dollars in the air. "So our first command and demand is to use all resources to bring the terrorist thugs to justice." Lee and several others visited the embassy to meet with Nigerian officials to discuss the efforts to find the girls, who were abducted more than three weeks ago in the northeastern Borno state. The Islamist militant group Boko Haram claimed responsibility for the abduction and said in a video released this week that the group would sell the girls on the market. Boko Haram militants stormed an all-g

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