Sen. Sam Brownback, R-Kan., is an architect of one of the better tools available to pressure Iran about its nuclear program. On "Fox News Sunday," Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., noted that he and Brownback have a bill to "allow pension fund entities around the country to divest pension fund assets out of companies that are doing business with Iran's energy sector, up to a $20 million level." When the Iran Sanctions Enabling Act was introduced in May, Brownback said: "We must take every possible step to pressure the Iranian regime to abandon its illegal pursuit of nuclear weapons, its global sponsorship of terrorism and its brutal oppression of the Iranian people. Divestment can and should play a key role in this effort."
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