Victory: Elie Wiesel Act Signed into Law!

On January 14, President Trump signed the Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act into law. The bill declares, for the first time, that the prevention of atrocities is in the U.S. national interest.

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  1. Update End the Shutdown. Open the Government. 

    Today is payday and 800,000 federal workers will not get a paycheck. Seven government departments are closed, and critical programs are threatened as President Trump continues to demand more than $5 billion for a border wall that cannot pass Congress.

  2. Legislative Ask No More Blank Check for War 

    Congress Must Decide When the U.S. Goes to War

    Since 9/11, three different U.S. presidents have used the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) and the 2002 Iraq AUMF to justify U.S. military action across the globe without effective Congressional review. At the end of 2018, according to public records, U.S. military personnel were deployed and equipped for combat in 18 different countries.

  3. Advocacy Resource New Congress. New Start. 

    The 116th session of Congress—the most diverse in history—officially convenes today. It begins with the government still partially shut down and no single party controlling Congress.

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