The House on Thursday passed, 411-2, a resolution condemning the abduction of Nigerian female students by the terrorist group Boko Haram.
Boko Haram abducted 276 schoolgirls in April and threatened to sell them into slavery. Fifty-three students have been able to escape, according to local officials.
The resolution passed on Thursday updates the condemnation of Boko Haram by including the June 5 kidnapping of an additional 20 women from northeastern Nigeria. Both resolutions were sponsored by Rep. Frederica WilsonFrederica WilsonOn Africa, will isolationist Trump fight an internationalist Congress? House panel approves juvenile justice reform bill Democrats applaud move to put Tubman on bill MORE (D-Fla.).
Reps. Walter Jones (R-N.C.) and Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) were the only members to vote against the resolution.