Support urgent help for Yarmouk refugees
Ask your representatives to support urgent help for civilians in the Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmouk. Background: Since April 1, fighting has been taking place in the Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmouk near Damascus, Syria, as militants from the Islamic State group battle armed groups and Syrian government forces.
Support the Food for Peace Reform Act
Action: Ask your senators to support and co-sponsor the Food for Peace Reform Act of 2015 (S. 525). Background: Senators Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) and Chris Coons (D-Del.) introduced the Food for Peace Reform Act (S. 525) on February 12. The bill seeks to reform U.S. food assistance programs. It would:
Continue to support Pastor Max and others
Actions: 1. Call Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson's office at (202) 282-8203 (more details below) 2. Consider contributing to a fund for Max’s family
Support negotiated deal with Iran
Urge your Members of Congress to support the negotiated agreement with Iran. Background: On April 2, the U.S. and five other nations announced a framework agreement with Iran regarding its nuclear program. Now the goal is to reach a final agreement by the end of June.
Vote no on war authorization
Ask your members of Congress to vote no on authorizing the use of military force. Background: President Obama has proposed an “Authorization for the Use of Military Force” (AUMF) against the Islamic State group. Members of Congress are considering the president’s proposal and could eventually move to a vote on final legislation in both the House and Senate. As proposed by the president, the AUMF: