View Full Version : Get behind US Resolution 356. ACT TODAY!

Taco John
06-03-2008, 05:58 PM
S.Res 356 - A resolution affirming that any offensive military action taken against Iran must be explicitly approved by Congress before such action may be initiated.

Sen. Richard Durbin [D, IL]

Sen. Daniel Akaka [D, HI]
Sen. Jeff Bingaman [D, NM]
Sen. Sherrod Brown [D, OH]
Sen. Robert Byrd [D, WV]
Sen. Hillary Clinton [D, NY]
Sen. Christopher Dodd [D, CT]
Sen. Byron Dorgan [D, ND]
Sen. Dianne Feinstein [D, CA]
Sen. Tim Johnson [D, SD]
Sen. Patty Murray [D, WA]
Sen. Bernard Sanders [I, VT]
Sen. Debbie Ann Stabenow [D, MI]
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse [D, RI]

Actions taken:
Introduced on Oct 25, 2007.
Oct 25, 2007: Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
Oct 30, 2007: Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S13571-13572)

This resolution needs a push from the American people. Do your part.

Send your Senator an email from this link:

THEN, give them a call via the Capital Hill switchboard. Here is the number: 202 - 224 - 3121, and let them know that you want them to support Senate Resolution #356. It's that simple.

06-03-2008, 06:09 PM
does it include stuff about a "Congressional Deceleration of War"?

Taco John
06-04-2008, 11:11 PM
Maybe not those exact words, but it definitely requires congress to approve any action.

06-04-2008, 11:23 PM
Am I searching this incorrectly or do you have the wrong resolution number?

THOMAS (s res 356) (http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d108:SE00356:)

Senate Res. 356 (http://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?congress=108&session=2&vote=00086)

U.S. Senate Roll Call Votes 108th Congress - 2nd Session

as compiled through Senate LIS by the Senate Bill Clerk under the direction of the Secretary of the Senate

Vote Summary

Question: On the Resolution (S. Res. 356 )
Vote Number: 86 Vote Date: May 10, 2004, 05:31 PM
Required For Majority: 1/2 Vote Result: Resolution Agreed to
Measure Number: S.Res. 356
Measure Title: A resolution condemning the abuse of Iraqi prisoners at Abu Ghraib prison, urging a full and complete investigation to ensure justice is served, and expressing support for all Americans serving nobly in Iraq.
Vote Counts: YEAs 92
NAYs 0
Not Voting 8

06-05-2008, 09:15 AM
Yeah, with only democrats supporting this including Clinton in the original post, it looked like something wrong...

Ninja Homer
06-05-2008, 09:34 AM
Hey Taco John! I haven't seen you around in a long time.

Your interview on Fox Business is still one of my favorite grass roots moments:
Part 1: http://youtube.com/watch?v=-1RgaQTapdg
Part 2: http://youtube.com/watch?v=0lso3Kc5h_U

Definitely a must-watch for those that haven't seen it.