No US intervention in Venezuela

The U.S. is orchestrating a coup in Venezuela that is likely to lead to bloodshed — even civil war. Instead of meddling the internal affairs of another country, the U.S. should be supporting peaceful dialogue facilitated by mediators such as Mexico, Uruguay, and the Pope. We have seen, and are seeing now at the U.S.-Mexico border, the effects of past U.S. backed coups in Latin America — Guatemala in 1953, Chile in 1973, Honduras in 2009. It always turns out disastrous for the people.

Senator Markley has introduced legislation making it clear to President Trump that without congressional authorization - authorization he does NOT have - he may not use military force in Venezuela. Representative David Cicilline has introduced similar legislation in the House

Send a message to your Senators and Representative telling them to cosponsor S.J.Res.11 in the Senate and H.R.1004 in the House to prevent Trump, Bolton, and Abrams from being able to send the U.S. military to intervene in Venezuela.


Dear Congress,

The U.S. has a long and sordid history of supporting coups in Latin America — Guatemala in 1953, Chile in 1973, Honduras in 2009 — and it always turned out disastrous for the people. It’s urgent that you not let the Trump administration send the U.S. military to intervene in Venezuela.

U.S. economic sanctions have devastated Venezuela’s economy, creating food and medicine shortages, widespread poverty, and mass migration. The people of Venezuela need sanctions to be lifted and dialogue between the Maduro government and the opposition to be facilitated — Mexico and Uruguay have offered to mediate, as has the Pope. A democratic process, not a coup, must be supported.

Please co-sponsor Senator Jeff Merkley and Representative David Cicilline’s legislation - S.J.Res.11 in the Senate and H.R.1004 in the House - making it clear to President Trump that without congressional authorization, military force may not be used in Venezuela. After becoming an original co-sponsor of the bills, please encourage revision of the bill’’s to include very important language on the harm being done to the Venezuelan people by the sanctions and the need for dialogue - facilitated by Mexico, Uruguay, and the Pope - to move forward to address this crisis, rather than the US coup strategy.

Thank you.

Sincerely,

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  • Itamar Shachar
    signed 2019-02-01 03:09:36 -0500
  • Raimo Jormalainen
    signed 2019-02-01 00:48:47 -0500
  • karen lovequist
    signed 2019-02-01 00:16:24 -0500
  • Lora Mountjoy
    signed 2019-01-31 23:33:33 -0500
    engineering a coup is not the answer, please take up the offers to negotiate and lift the sanctions.
  • Johnny Rabishaw
    signed 2019-01-31 22:16:31 -0500
    According to renowned Professor No am Chomsk. The Republican Party is the most dangerous organization that has existed. Yes there is extraordinary suffering currently in Venezuela and I condemn anybody who purpetreates it. I will not support the Criminal class and there Imperial ambitions in regards to there decades long plan to usurp Venezuelan resources for their own gain. Neoliberal Free Market capitalism is a threat to all that is good in this world. Including the sovereignty of the Venezuelan working class people.

    #handsoffvenezuela
  • Jason Nelson
    signed 2019-01-31 20:20:10 -0500
  • Rick Staggenborg
    @stagmd tweeted link to this page. 2019-01-31 19:55:37 -0500
    The US is orchestrating a coup in #Venezuela. We’ve seen this before - Guatemala in 53' Chile in 73' Honduras in 09' - & we know how it always turns outTell the Dems in Congress to speak out #HandsOffVenezuela #Paz #NoAlGolpeEnVenezuela https://www.codepink.org/hands_off_venezuela?recruiter_id=20723
  • Haelinn seu
    signed 2019-01-31 19:46:05 -0500
  • Courtney Cazden
    signed 2019-01-31 19:43:44 -0500
  • Barbara Brandler
    signed 2019-01-31 17:24:53 -0500
  • Robert Josephs
    signed 2019-01-31 17:21:10 -0500
  • Laura Mullen
    signed 2019-01-31 16:42:38 -0500
    Allow Venezuela to determine it’s own political course!
  • Gigo de Silvas de Silvas
    signed 2019-01-31 16:15:11 -0500
    Stop US imperialism.
  • David Hall
    signed 2019-01-31 15:50:24 -0500
  • Gerald Pascal
    signed via 2019-01-31 15:12:44 -0500
    Gerry Pascal
  • Veronica Stein
    signed 2019-01-31 15:09:26 -0500
  • Stop This Madness
    signed 2019-01-31 14:15:43 -0500
    THIS IS BULLSHIT!, There is no coup in Venezuela, we are fighting against a dictatorship, they are killing us and you guys are dancing over venezuelan’s bodies.
  • Robert Phillips
    signed 2019-01-31 10:19:44 -0500
  • Kristine Blake
    @EMPRESSROOTSGAL tweeted link to this page. 2019-01-31 10:00:44 -0500
    The US is orchestrating a coup in #Venezuela. We’ve seen this before - Guatemala in 53' Chile in 73' Honduras in 09' - & we know how it always turns outTell the Dems in Congress to speak out #HandsOffVenezuela #Paz #NoAlGolpeEnVenezuela https://www.codepink.org/hands_off_venezuela?recruiter_id=473288
  • Kristine Blake
    signed 2019-01-31 10:00:34 -0500
  • Manuel Guillen
    signed 2019-01-31 07:48:10 -0500
  • Vezuela Libre
    signed 2019-01-31 05:21:02 -0500
    What a bunch if lies and political propaganda


    Even former Chavez ministers have admitted all the money from the oil sales was lost with corruption. There’s no such a thing as economic sanctions but sanctions to specific people in the government, corrupts and HE violators, who have all his stolen money in US bank accounts. Even the Swiss leak revealed how Venezuela was the 2nd country with money in the HSBC. Lots of former PDVSA officials have been prosecuted for corruption internationally…. all the money stolen, 10 times the Marshall Plan, over $100 a barrel of oil with 3 million production daily and now people is starving
  • Carolina Graterol
    signed 2019-01-31 04:01:46 -0500
    US should stop meddling in internal affairs in Venezuela!
  • Ila Treat
    signed 2019-01-31 02:39:15 -0500
    Ila Treat
  • Suhail Shafi
    signed 2019-01-31 01:31:03 -0500
    Suhail Shafi
  • Venezuelan Talk to a venezuelan
    signed 2019-01-31 00:48:40 -0500
    STOP DOING THIS AND TAKE THE TIME TO TALK TO ACTUAL VENEZUELAN PEOPLE. DONT USE US FOR YOUR STUPID AGENDA. WHATS HAPPENING IS THE FIRST TIME EVER WE ARE SEEING HOPE TO GET RID OF A DICTADOR, ASSASAIN AND MASS MURDERER. PLEASE, TALK TO A VENEZUELAN IF YOU REALLY WANT TO HELP.
  • Larry Morningstar
    signed 2019-01-31 00:45:19 -0500
  • Yibril Massip
    @MassipY tweeted link to this page. 2019-01-31 00:10:15 -0500
    The US is orchestrating a coup in #Venezuela. We’ve seen this before - Guatemala in 53' Chile in 73' Honduras in 09' - & we know how it always turns outTell the Dems in Congress to speak out #HandsOffVenezuela #Paz #NoAlGolpeEnVenezuela https://www.codepink.org/hands_off_venezuela?recruiter_id=790342
  • Elie Elassis
    signed 2019-01-30 23:31:43 -0500
  • Cathy O'Leary Carey
    signed 2019-01-30 23:16:28 -0500
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