U.S. Solons Push for Full Rights for Filipino WWII Vets

U.S. lawmakers introduced legislation that aims to provide with "full benefits" Filipino World War II veterans who fought for the US during the Second World War, reports GMA News. US Senator Brian Schatz (Democratic Party-Hawaii) on Tuesday, the proposed legislation called "The Filipino Veterans Fairness Act" (S. 690) was done "to right an unjust wrong in (the US') past." Schatz co-introduced the legislation with Congresswoman Jackie Speier (Democratic Party-San Francisco/San Mateo). Senator Mazie Hirono, also from Hawaii, is an original co-sponsor of the bill.