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Washington E-Memo

Oppose U.S. military action against Syria   Last week the U.S. launched airstrikes against a Syrian military installation, without debate or approval by the U.S. Congress or U.N. Security Council. President Trump said the airstrikes were in retaliation for a chemical weapons attack in Idlib. The U.S. has already been increasing its military presence in…

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Congressional recess actions and May 1 immigration events action

Actions 1. Call your members of Congress at 866-961-4293 (see sample script below) 2. Meet with your members of Congress during the April 10-21 recess using this Neighbor-to-neighbor toolkit and other resources (below) 3. Participate in the May 1st National Day of Action Background: As we head into a two week congressional recess (April 10-21), let’s make sure our representatives hear…

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Urge Congress: Support peace, justice and equality in Palestine and Israel

Last month 15 Christian organizations, including MCC U.S., sent a briefing paper to all members of Congress and to the White House calling for U.S. policies that promote peace, justice and equality for Israelis and Palestinians. The paper states, “Regardless of the underlying political governance structures, equal rights and opportunities must be assured for all…

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