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Congress: Exert Your Constitutional Obligation to Oversee Military Activity

Under the Constitution, only Congress may declare war. The President may respond to attacks and repel invasions, but the acts of war must be approved and overseen by Congress. For too long, Congress has shirked its constitutional duties and has simply shrugged its shoulders about its responsibility to oversee military engagements.

Use the petition below to let Congress know how important it is for the legislative branch — the branch most accountable to American citizens — to exercise its constitutional duty, as spelled out in Article I, to vote before our military is deployed in war activities.

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