This week the House takes up the Defense Appropriations bill with votes on amendments coming as early as tomorrow. Call your Representative today!
Click here to find the contact information for your House representative, or call 202.224.3121 for the congressional switchboard.
Tell your Representative to support all amendments to reduce military spending in the Defense Appropriations bill, and in particular Barbara Lee's Amendment to cut all funding for the war in Afghanistan except for what is needed for a safe and responsible drawdown.
House Republicans are trying to increase spending above levels approved in last year’s budget deal, taking the balance out of the already decimated social safety net. Education, food, and first responder programs are at stake; please make your call today!
Sample message: "Hi, my name is _______, and I'm a constituent of Representative ________ from __(city)__, __(state)__. I'm calling to urge him/her to support any amendments to the Defense Appropriations bill that would reduce Pentagon spending. True security comes with meeting basic human needs like education, health, nutrition, and employment. Thank you for your time."