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|Opposition to new Authorization for Use of Military Force & support for non-military respo|
|Date||Tuesday February 17|
|Time||12:00 PM - 12:30 PM|
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|Oakland Federal Bldg, 1301 Clay St, nr 12th St BART Station|
|Event Type||Press Conference|
Come to a press conference to express opposition to a new Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) and support for non-military responses to ISIL
Speakers include Emily Yates, Iraq War veteran; Jackie Cabasso, Exective Director of Western States Legal Foundation; Cat Brooks of Onyx Organizing Committee; Paul Cox of Veterans for Peace; Stephen McNeil of American Friends Services Committee; Janet Weil, CODEPINK staffer and military family member. Possible speaker from Congresswoman Barbara Lee's office.
Here is Congresswoman Lee's statement on the Presidents proposal: http://lee.house.gov/newsroom/press-releases/congresswoman-lee-s-statement-of-the-president-s-authorization-for-military
Here Congresswoman Lee's statement on the comprehensive, non-military proposal she introduced recetly: http://lee.house.gov/newsroom/press-releases/congresswoman-lee-congressman-honda-introduce-legislation-to-advance-a.
In other news, Congresswoman Lee re-introduced her audit the Pentagon legislation today: http://lee.house.gov/newsroom/press-releases/congresswoman-lee-leads-bipartisan-coalition-to-ensure-transparency-and.