Statehood is the only status option that a majority of voters have ever supported, and it is well past time Congress honors the voice and vote of the U.S. citizens in Puerto Rico.

This and every Memorial Day, we honor and mourn the service members who have fought and died for this country while serving in the United States Armed Forces. Unfortunately, not all of our service members are treated equally. This Memorial Day, our elected officials should honor those who have fought and died under the American flag, but lived as second-class citizens because they are from Puerto Rico, by supporting Puerto Rico statehood.

Read the entire piece at “The National Interest” here: