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Top 10 Reasons to Support Statehood for Puerto Rico

While Puerto Rico is currently a territory of the United States, the majority of Puerto Ricans voted in November 2020 to end that territorial status. 53% voted “Yes” in a statehood yes or no vote.

In 2012 and 2017, statehood also won in referenda offering the three viable status options.

There are good reasons to support statehood:

Now it is up to Congress. Historically, every U.S. territory that has applied for statehood has been admitted to the Union. Puerto Rico should not be different.

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