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Conyers Introduces Bills to Censure Bush and Cheney HA-21-12-05
CONYERS INTRODUCES BILL TO CREATE A SELECT COMMITTEE TO INVESTIGATE POSSIBLE CRIMES AND MAKE
RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING GROUNDS FOR IMPEACHMENT
Congressman John Conyers has introduced three new pieces of legislation aimed at censuring President Bush and Vice President Cheney,
and at creating a fact-finding committee that could be a first step toward impeachment.
Ask your Congress Member to support these efforts! http://capwiz.com/pdamerica/issues/alert/?alertid=8329176
For more information on these bills, visit http://www.CensureBush.org
That link will take you to a newly revised After Downing Street site, where you'll find at the top an extensive new report produced by
the House Judiciary Committee and titled "The Constitution in Crisis: The Downing Street Minutes and Deception, Manipulation, Torture,
Retribution, and Cover-ups in the
The Censure Bush campaign will provide a new focus for town hall meetings about
, approximately 60 of which are scheduled all over Iraq
the country on January 7th. See: http://www.afterdowningstreet.org/event
GET MORE INFORMATION: http://www.CensureBush.org
CONTACT YOUR CONGRESS MEMBER: http://capwiz.com/pdamerica/issues/alert/?alertid=8329176&type=CO
January 7 National Day of Town Hall Forums on Ending the War. We are joining with Backbone Campaign , Progressive Democrats of
, After America Downing Street, Democracy Cell Project , Cities for Peace , MilitaryFreeZone.Org , Operation Ceasefire , United for
Tour of Duty , Hip Hop Caucus , Democracy Rising , World Can't Wait , and Gold Star Families for Peace in Justice, U.S.
asking you to help organize public meetings or smaller gatherings on Saturday, January 7, on the topic of ending the war. The war is
costing us dearly in lives, in security, and in resources. We need this national day to make our demand heard and bring the war to an end.
(Events can also be held on days other than the 7th, to fit the schedules of those involved.) Because the holidays are coming, the time to
organize these events is now. [http://blog.pdamerica.org/?p=437]
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IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Mr. MCGOVERN (for himself, Mr. LEWIS of Georgia, Ms. SCHAKOWSKY, Mr. PAYNE, Mr. FRANK of Massachusetts, Mr. SERRANO, Ms. VELAZQUEZ, Ms. WOOLSEY, Mr. STARK, Ms. WATERS, Mr. KUCINICH, Ms. KILPATRICK of Michigan, and Ms. LEE) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services, and in addition to the Committee on International Relations, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned
Be it enacted by the Senate
and House of Representatives of the
This Act may be cited as the `End the War in Iraq Act of 2005'.
(a) Prohibition- Except as
provided in subsection (b), funds appropriated or otherwise made available
under any provision of law may not be obligated or expended to deploy or
continue to deploy the Armed Forces to the
(b) Exception- Subsection (a) shall not apply to the use of funds to--
for the safe and orderly withdrawal of the Armed Forces from
(2) ensure the security of
(A) carrying out consultations with the Government of Iraq, other foreign governments, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the United Nations, and other international organizations; or
financial assistance or equipment to Iraqi security forces and international forces
(c) Rule of Construction- Nothing in this section shall be construed to prohibit or otherwise restrict the use of funds available to any department or agency of the Government of the United States (other than the Department of Defense) to carry out social and economic reconstruction activities in Iraq.
(d) Definition- In this section, the term `Armed Forces' has the meaning given the term in section 101(a)(4) of title 10, United States Code.