sábado, 11 de marzo de 2017

Gabbard's Stop Arming Terrorists Act Introduced in Senate | Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard

Gabbard's Stop Arming Terrorists Act Introduced in Senate | Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard


Rep. Tulsi Gabbard’s Stop Arming Terrorists Act has been introduced
in the U.S. Senate by Senator Rand Paul. The bipartisan legislation
(H.R.608 and S.532) would prohibit any
Federal agency from using taxpayer dollars to provide weapons, cash,
intelligence, or any support to al-Qaeda, ISIS and other terrorist
groups, and it will prohibit the government from funneling money and
weapons through other countries who are directly or indirectly
supporting terrorists.

legislation is currently cosponsored by Congressman John Conyers, Jr.,
Rep. Scott Perry, Peter Welch, Congressman Tom Garrett, Congressman
Thomas Massie, Congresswoman Barbara Lee, Walter Jones, Congressman Ted
Yoho, and Rep. Paul Gosar, and endorsed by Progressive Democrats of
America, Veterans For Peace, and the U.S. Peace Council.

years, the U.S. government has been supporting armed militant groups
working directly with and often under the command of terrorist groups
like ISIS and al-Qaeda in their fight to overthrow the Syrian
government. Rather than spending trillions of dollars on regime change
wars in the Middle East, we should be focused on defeating terrorist
groups like ISIS and al-Qaeda, and using our resources to invest in
rebuilding our communities here at home,” said Rep. Tulsi Gabbard. “The
fact that American taxpayer dollars are being used to strengthen the
very terrorist groups we should be focused on defeating should alarm
every Member of Congress and every American. We call on our colleagues
and the Administration to join us in passing this legislation.”

“One of the unintended consequences of nation-building and open-ended
intervention is American funds and weapons benefiting those who hate
us,” said Dr. Rand Paul. “This legislation will strengthen our foreign
policy, enhance our national security, and safeguard our resources.”

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