The danger of a new disaster is real and imminent.
Nothing can justify the supreme international crime of launching a war against another country. Doing so always ends up hurting everyone involved.
Click here to ask your Representative and Senators to support legislation blocking war on Venezuela.
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As your constituent, I urge you to fully support H.R.1004 / S.J.Res. 11 to block unauthorized U.S. military action in Venezuela.
President Trump has been threatening military intervention in Venezuela. Moreover, his envoy Elliott Abrams refused to rule out an unauthorized military intervention in Venezuela when asked point-blank at a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing.
Invading Venezuela would not alleviate human suffering and would only add to the United States’ history of ruinous military interventions and would risk spiraling into a costly and devastating war of choice.
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>> Text of and sponsors of S.J. Res. 11
>> Text of and sponsors of H.R.1004
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