This year, we have the opportunity to make military families safer by repealing an outdated and irrelevant Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF). The 2002 Iraq AUMF is dangerous and allows a president to take military action without consulting congress. Congress must reclaim its Constitutional war powers, and it starts by repealing the 2002 Iraq AUMF.
Earlier this year, and twenty years after the invasion of Iraq, the U.S. Senate passed important legislation repealing the Iraq War Authorization — now we just need the House of Representatives to send this bill to the President’s desk!
H.R. 932, the House bill to repeal the authorizations for use of military force against Iraq, has an impressive list of bipartisan co-sponsors. A solid list of co-sponsors from both parties demonstrates strong support for the bill and increases the likelihood the bill will get a vote on the House floor. We encourage every member of the House to support H.R. 932 as a co-sponsor, and we need your help!
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I urge you to support H.R.932 and repeal the 2002 Iraq AUMF. The effects of war and conflict directly impact military families like mine in a way that the majority of the public is isolated from, and this bill would go a long way toward keeping us safer.
The 2002 AUMF is outdated and irrelevant; however, it is not harmless. On the contrary, leaving this law on the books puts current and future military families at risk of future presidents taking reckless, unilateral military action. If our community is going to be called into another war, we deserve rigorous and transparent public debate; this law undermines that value.
Please show your support and co-sponsor H.R. 932! Thank you for your consideration.