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Congress, Return to Session Immediately and Vote to End the U.S. War in Syria and Iraq.

To: The U.S. House of Representatives and Senate

We the undersigned citizens of the United States do hereby petition the Congress of the United States to return into session immediately and vote to end and forbid U.S. war in Syria and Iraq.

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Why is this important?

1. The U.S. government is in violation of the U.S. Constitution.

2. Many U.S. citizens want Congress to do its job, debate war powers and vote no to this illegal war.

3. If Congress voted Yes they would be violating the UN Charter and the Kellogg-Briand Pact.*

4. It is immoral to wait months while innocent people are being killed, laws broken, and hundreds of thousands of people displaced.

5. There are alternatives: pursue a ceasefire and negotiations, an arms embargo, work through the United Nations and the Arab League and provide humanitarian aid.

6. America should not let terrorists make us violate our own laws.

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Footnote:
* The UN Charter bans war unless defensive or UN-authorized. The Kellogg-Briand Pact bans all war.
 

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