Tell Congress that we have the tools we need to fight terrorism!

Tell Congress to safeguard its role in warmaking decisions
Urge your representatives to safeguard their role in warmaking decisions.

Today, the House of Representatives will start voting on the new defense authorization bill, which contains language that would take away Congressional oversight in warmaking decisions and disrupt effective counterterrorism measures.

The government already has broad authority and strong tools to disrupt, detain, and prosecute international terrorists under current law.

Congress should focus on strengthening established and effective counterterrorism tools, rather than giving the president unbounded authority in warmaking decisions and enshrining Guantanamo as a permanent fixture of second-class justice.

Tell your member of Congress to oppose these counterproductive measures by voting for amendments that would strip them from defense authorization bill.