Help to End the Devastating War. Over the last two weeks Friends across NC, including folks at New Garden, have met with staff in Sen. Tillis & Sen. Burr’s offices. We are urging our Senators and Representatives to co-sponsor S.J. Res. 56/H.J Res 87 – the Yemen War Powers Resolution. We need your help to build on that momentum – they need to hear from you!
Let them know that North Carolinians care about what is happening in Yemen. The U.S needs to stop its participation in the Saudi-led coalition war and blockade. There is currently a cease-fire allowing desperately needed food and humanitarian aid into the country. It is set to expire Aug. 01. The U.S needs to act quickly.
Read more & use Friends Committee on National Legislation’s online system to find a phone number to call and their system to send messages to all three of your representatives — https://bit.ly/3OtHzQp. Read about the U.S.’s role in the war in the June 4 Washington Post article “Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen have been called war crimes. Many relied on U.S support.”
Want to join the Piedmont Advocacy team? Have questions? Email Lizzie Biddle ([email protected]), Dot Mason ([email protected]) or Chan White ([email protected]).