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.

If you live in the U.S. please send a direct message to the Democrats below, if you live outside the U.S. please scroll down to sign the petition below:

Overseas supporters can sign this Petition: 

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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  • Theresa F Alt
    signed 2019-01-28 23:58:45 -0500
    Theresa F Alt
  • Joe Hay
    signed 2019-01-28 23:02:13 -0500
  • Sergia Coffey
    signed 2019-01-28 22:28:22 -0500
  • Andrea Howard
    signed 2019-01-28 21:46:12 -0500
  • Russell Lyons
    signed 2019-01-28 21:17:23 -0500
  • Robert Beebe
    signed 2019-01-28 21:03:41 -0500
  • Emily Rothman
    signed 2019-01-28 20:05:52 -0500
  • Jennifer Cunningham
    signed 2019-01-28 19:36:15 -0500
  • John Alessi
    signed 2019-01-28 19:31:39 -0500
  • Garrick Balk
    signed 2019-01-28 19:04:42 -0500
  • Connie Benell
    signed 2019-01-28 18:58:16 -0500
  • Jim Loveland
    signed 2019-01-28 18:52:22 -0500
  • yasmin solomon
    signed 2019-01-28 18:15:38 -0500
    Yankee Go Home! US hands off Venezuela! Now. no more interference in Latin America.
  • Vincent Ciccone
    signed 2019-01-28 18:04:59 -0500
  • Jelica Roland
    signed 2019-01-28 17:53:29 -0500
  • Philip Lom
    signed 2019-01-28 17:21:46 -0500
  • Heidi Uppgaard Uppgaard
    signed 2019-01-28 17:20:42 -0500
  • Jan Pierson
    signed 2019-01-28 16:32:22 -0500
    Jan Pierson
  • Erma Lewis
    signed 2019-01-28 16:27:18 -0500
  • Marlena Lange
    signed 2019-01-28 16:23:15 -0500
    Marle Lange
  • Jason Calvert
    signed 2019-01-28 16:21:23 -0500
  • Dave Hessert
    signed 2019-01-28 15:54:22 -0500
  • Lisa Hammermeister
    signed 2019-01-28 15:44:36 -0500
  • Bob Schuessler
    signed 2019-01-28 15:03:03 -0500
  • fanny prizant
    signed 2019-01-28 15:00:16 -0500
  • gloria garcia
    signed 2019-01-28 14:43:53 -0500
  • Alex Vishio
    signed 2019-01-28 14:43:47 -0500
  • Bruce Gowdy
    signed 2019-01-28 14:31:06 -0500
  • P. Robert L. Martinez
    signed 2019-01-28 14:18:08 -0500
  • Wayne Kelly
    signed 2019-01-28 14:13:49 -0500
    Wayne L Kelly
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