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Urgent: Congress voting on pro-war Iran resolution today
Congress is planning to vote today to make war with Iran more likely.
This afternoon, the House of Representatives is going to consider H.Res.568 – a resolution that significantly lowers the threshold for war with Iran.
It is no coincidence that this vote is taking place just a week before the U.S. and Iran resume negotiations that many in the pro-war camp want to sabotage.
We need your help today to stop this push for war.
Please take a moment to call to your Member of Congress to tell him or her to vote NO on H.Res.568 and to demand language stating that there is no authorization for war with Iran.
Your Representative has been lobbied extensively by AIPAC on this measure and needs to hear from you and others who oppose war with Iran before they take this vote.
Here is a quick script you can use:
• My name is _______ and I’m calling from [your city]. I'd like to talk to your foreign policy advisor. (Ask to leave a message if they are not available.)
• I am very concerned about the prospect of another war in the Middle East with Iran. I'm asking that you oppose House Resolution 568, because it aims to block diplomacy and make war with Iran inevitable. I ask that you vote no on this resolution when it comes up for a vote today and to demand language stating that there is no authorization for war with Iran. Please have the courage to speak out publicly against the push for war and in support of a diplomatic resolution to resolve the nuclear standoff and other critical issues like human rights in Iran.
• Thank you.