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Letter to Congress Urging Full Exercise of Congressional Authority Regarding Offensive Military Action in Iraq
Letter to President Obama Urging for the Constitutional Requirements for Using Force Abroad
Iraq War Powers Letter
War Powers Letter re: S. 1939
Letter to Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs on Jeh Johnson Nomination
Letter Urges President to Consider War Powers as Conflict in Syria Deepens
Letter Urges Congress to Consider War Powers as Conflict in Syria Deepens
Letter to Congress regarding the Use of Force in Libya Without Congressional Authorization
Members of The Constitution Project's War Powers Committee write to express their grave concerns over the President's use of force in Libya without authorization from Congress.
Letter to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Armed Services Committee regarding Potential New Authorization to Use Force in the Counterterrorism Context
Members of The Constitution Project's War Powers Committee write to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Armed Services Committee to express their concern over a provision in the FY2012 National Defense Authorization Act that raises important issues regarding whether and to what extent the President should be authorized to deploy military forces in a potentially open-ended counterterrorism campaign. The signers urge the Senate to exercise its constitutional powers and conduct a full public debate including hearings.
Letter to Congress Regarding Legislation Authorizing the Use of Force for Counterterrorism
Members of The Constitution Project's War Powers Committee write to Congress to voice their concerns over a provision in the House version of the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) concerning the scope of force that the President is authorized to use in a potentially opn-ended counterterrorism campaign. The signatories urge Congress to exercise its constitutional powers and conduct a full public debate including hearings and an amendment process on the floor that would provide all Members with the ability to fully and openly debate the issue.
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