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Letter NGO Letter: Block Bombs to Saudi Arabia 

Yemenis are threatened by U.S.-supplied bombs

A letter signed by FCNL and 40 other organizations emphasizes the danger to Yemenis posed by a bomb sale, and the urgency of voting to block it.

FCNL in the News Human Rights Groups Urge Senate To Block Trump’s Saudi Arms Deal 

The Huffington Post reports on a congressional letter signed by FCNL, Oxfam, the Center for Civilians in Conflict, CREDO, the Yemen Peace Project and more than 30 other organizations.

Action Alert Tell Congress: Block Weapons of Mass Starvation 

Write an LTE to block a bomb sale to Saudi Arabia

Your voice matters to urge your senators to vote against this arms deal to Saudi Arabia – and against U.S.-backed atrocities in Yemen.

Action Alert Call Your Senators: Block Bombs to Saudi Arabia 

Your senators will vote the week of June 12 on whether to block bombs to Saudi Arabia, which are being used to kill civilians in Yemen. Your calls to the Senate are crucial to ensure the Senate sends a strong message to challenge this deadly war.

Kate Gould speaks at Urgent Yemen Briefing on Saudi Arabia Arms Sales 

Please join this important conference call to help prevent a further humanitarian disaster and mass famine from happening in Yemen and stop the U.S. from selling arms to Saudi Arabia.

Background Trump Administration's $110 Billion Arms Sale to Saudi Arabia 

Forum on the Arms Trade outlines the sale and efforts to block it, including a comprehensive compilation of key resources on this sale and the situation in Yemen.

Update Block U.S. Bombs to Saudi Arabia 

Tell Congress: Vote for SJ Res 42 and HJ Res 102 to block the bombs

Legislators are gearing up to block a bomb sale to Saudi Arabia. Blocking the sale would prevent the U.S. from aiding and abetting the bloodshed in Yemen that has killed over 10,000 Yemeni civilians and left 7 million Yemenis hungry.

Background Countering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act: According to the Experts 

This J Street resource on Iran sanctions bill S. 722 cites diplomacy and national security experts who oppose the most dangerous provisions of the bill. Experts explain why they oppose the broad and mandatory sanctions (Section 4), the designation of the IRGC as a terrorist organization (Section 5), and interference with Iran deal transition day obligations (Section 8).

Update Your Senators Can Help Protect the Iran Deal 

After two big victories for diplomacy, the Iran deal is still under threat from sanctions legislation. Show your senators the strength of the pro-diplomacy constituency by taking action today.

Update What We're Reading on Yemen 

Lawmakers and advocates call to stop US arms sales to end devastating Yemen war

On the eve on President Trump's trip to Saudi Arabia, voices opposed to US complicity in the Saudi war in Yemen are multiplying. Sens. Todd Young and Chris Murphy spoke out on the Senate floor, Rep. Pocan spoke up in the pages of the Washington Post, and numerous experts published articles opposing the Saudi arms deals.

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