This week the US Senate will debate and vote on a War Powers resolution calling for the withdrawal of the US military from the civil war in Yemen. Join us for a #StoptheWarinYemen Protest Vigil in front of the SC Statehouse (Main & Gervais) from 5pm-6:30pm on Monday Dec 3rd. Media will be invited. Some signs provided. No profanity or partisan signs please.
CALL YOUR SENATORS and urge them to end the war in Yemen and vote for Senate Joint Resolution 54 Sanders-Lee withdrawing US forces from the civil war in Yemen.
Senator Lindsey Graham DC # (202) 224-5972
(Voted to bring SJRes 54 to the floor of the Senate for a vote… thank him & urge him to vote for SJRes 54)
Senator Tim Scott DC # (202) 224-6121
(Voted against bringing SJRes 54 to the floor of the Senate for a vote… express your disappointment; urge him to vote for SJRes 54)
Last week, the Senate voted to advance consideration Senate Joint Resolution 54 Sanders-Lee allowing to be scheduled for floor debate and vote this week. In its 4th year, Saudi intervention in the civil war in Yemen has resulted in thousands of civilians deaths from bombing of hospitals and marketplaces. The Saudi blockade has led to tens of thousands of deaths of Yemeni children from a man-made famine and disease. All with US support, including until recently US in-flight refueling for Saudi bombing runs. More background: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2018/11/28/rebuke-president-donald-trump-senate-debate-yemen-warsaudi-arabia-jamal-khashoggi/2140339002/