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MoveOn.org Opposes the White House’s AUMF Request

MoveOn.org Civic Action Campaign Director Jo Comerford on the White House’s request for Congress to authorize military force against ISIS:
 
“President Obama’s proposed Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) is a recipe for endless–and costly–war. It does nothing to repeal the sweeping 2001 AUMF, which 14 years later, is still being used to justify ongoing military action.
 
“Congress must not abdicate its responsibility to oversee U.S. war-making by giving the president a blank check to pursue multiple years of war, in Iraq, Syria, or any nation, against an open-ended array of possible targets. And it certainly must not allow the president to leave open the real possibility of deploying U.S. ground troops, as the proposed AUMF does.
 
“MoveOn members call on members of Congress to reject the proposed AUMF — and will mobilize to ensure this message is heard.”
 
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The White Supremacist House

  Americans were horrified by the outbreak of violence last weekend at a neo-Nazi, white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, VA. As chaos flooded the streets, a racist terrorist rammed his car into a group of anti-racism protesters, killing one person, 32 year old Heather Heyer, and injuri[...]

Statement on President Trump’s recent comments about the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, VA

  Stephen Miles, Director of Win Without War and Michelle Dixon, Director of the Global Progressive Hub released the following statement in response to President Trump’s recent comments about the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, VA: President Donald Trump on Tuesday doubled dow[...]