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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Robert Croonquist
Kenneth Ashe
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Colin Royle
Stephen Keast
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  • Melek Korel
    signed 2019-01-28 10:54:44 -0500
  • Michele Temple
    signed 2019-01-28 10:46:34 -0500
  • Melissa Fleming
    signed 2019-01-28 10:44:36 -0500
    Melissa Fleming
  • Drew Hunkins
    signed 2019-01-28 10:44:03 -0500
    Drew Hunkins
  • Jean Nandi
    signed 2019-01-28 10:41:06 -0500
    STOP CIVIL WAR in VENEZUELA! Our actions and Sanctions are fomenting war and have ruined their economy. We have NO BUSINESS interfering with other countries!
  • Donna Bonetti
    signed 2019-01-28 10:40:25 -0500
  • Mary Dinino
    signed 2019-01-28 10:38:27 -0500
    Mary Dinino
  • Evelyn Haas
    signed 2019-01-28 10:34:08 -0500
  • jon forster
    signed 2019-01-28 10:33:45 -0500
    democratic legislators: if you want to get re-elected start speaking out now! stop the sanctions against venezuala, which are meant to de-stabilize the country and make it easier to say its a failed state. we dont need anymore us imperialism this century!
  • Jerry Mawhorter
    signed 2019-01-28 10:31:49 -0500
  • Doug Mann
    signed 2019-01-28 10:21:27 -0500
  • Robert Croonquist
    signed 2019-01-28 10:19:11 -0500
  • Kenneth Ashe
    signed 2019-01-28 10:15:47 -0500
    Take care of the problems here at home. Don’t be creating more problems for people in other countries.
  • Betty Gorman
    signed 2019-01-28 10:12:51 -0500
  • Emily Rosenberg
    signed 2019-01-28 09:56:29 -0500
    Emily Rosenberg
  • Lucymarie Ruth
    signed 2019-01-28 09:46:37 -0500
    Lucymarie Ruth
  • Colin Royle
    signed 2019-01-28 09:46:02 -0500
    Shamefully, Canada also supporting the coup. How does destabilizing Venezuela further the interests of Canadians Mr. Trudeau ?
  • Stephen Keast
    signed 2019-01-28 09:41:26 -0500
  • Kathleen Mcleod
    signed 2019-01-28 09:39:39 -0500
    stop sanctions and leave this government to their own affairs.
  • Ignatowicz Jean-marie
    signed 2019-01-28 09:22:01 -0500
    jean-marie ignatowicz
  • Walter Goodman
    signed 2019-01-28 09:21:32 -0500
  • Damien McLeod
    signed 2019-01-28 06:51:29 -0500
    Damien McLeod
  • Remessu Greene
    signed 2019-01-28 05:42:25 -0500
    The military industrial complex; stop these wars! These military interventions do nothing for this country except enrich bankers and undertakers.
  • Ted Matts
    signed 2019-01-28 02:53:34 -0500
  • Luigi Roberto
    signed 2019-01-28 02:35:30 -0500
    Look at the track record! If it were an employment offer, I wouldn’t hire anyone with such a losing record. US gov in Iraq, Chili, Honduras, Guatemala, etc etc… is a lost cause!!! Have our leaders lost their minds? Cmon dems, speak up for democracy! For common sense! For Human Life.
  • Richard Tuma
    signed 2019-01-28 01:58:37 -0500
  • Joshua
    @Joshua57799738 tweeted link to this page. 2019-01-28 01:07:15 -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=791097
  • Joshua Angelus
    signed 2019-01-28 01:06:56 -0500
  • Cornelia Hall
    signed 2019-01-28 01:05:00 -0500
    Democrats, you always claim moral superiority, well exercise that and some intelligence now. Do not support yet another interventionist, U.S.-orchestrated coup in yet another country — Venezuela. The U.S. has done irreparable damage to the world already.
  • Daniel Davis
    signed 2019-01-28 00:18:31 -0500
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