To: Sen. Tammy Baldwin (WI-2)

[email protected]: Oppose Cluster Bomb Transfers to Saudi Arabia

Publicly state your opposition to the transfer of cluster bombs to Saudi Arabia.

Why is this important?

On June 16, the House narrowly failed, 204-216, [1] to ban the transfer of cluster bombs to Saudi Arabia, which has used them in civilian areas in Yemen in violation of U.S. law. [2] The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, Amnesty International, and Human Rights Watch supported Rep. Conyers' amendment. The Senate has not yet considered the measure.

We know where the overwhelming majority of House Democrats stand. On June 16, 164 House Democrats voted to ban the transfer of cluster bombs to Saudi Arabia. Only 16 Democrats voted no. Every Wisconsin House Democrat - Mark Pocan, Ron Kind, and Gwen Moore - voted for the amendment. [3]

Urge Senator Baldwin to stand with these Wisconsin Democrats and publicly oppose the transfer of cluster bombs to Saudi Arabia by signing our petition.

References:
1. http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2016/roll327.xml
2. http://www.noclusterbombs.org/news/2016/05/28/transfers-ksa/
3. https://projects.propublica.org/represent/votes/114/house/2/327

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