Before adjourning yesterday (until after the November elections), the House of Representatives approved House Resolution 1326, “Calling on the Government of Japan to address the urgent problem of abduction to and retention of United States citizen children in Japan, to work closely with the Government of the United States to return these children to their custodial parent or to the original jurisdiction for a custody determination in the United States, to provide left-behind parents immediate access to their children, and to adopt without delay the 1980 Hague Convention on the civil Aspects of International Child Abduction.”  The Resolution was sponsored by Rep. James Moran of Virginia and had 34 co-sponsors; the vote in favor was 416 to 1.