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block war funding

PETITION: Block War Funding in Syria– Improve Diplomacy With Russia

UFPJ is pleased to join our peace movement partners in supporting a joint petition to Congress to block war funding. The petition urges Congress to “enact legislation to block the use of any U.S. taxpayer funds for continuing warfare, directly or by proxy, in Syria.” We also call on our elected representatives to avert a […]

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SENATE NORTH KOREA

ACTION ALERT: Call Your Senators Now! Diplomacy, Not War on the Korean Peninsula

Amidst speculation about a potentially imminent nuclear weapon or missile test by North Korea, tensions on the Korean peninsula are rising to the highest level in decades, as US and North Korean officials posit threats and counter-threats of pre-emptive military strikes. Even hawkish former Secretary of Defense, Leon Panetta has warned: “We have the potential […]

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UFPJ Sponsors Summit on Saudi Arabia

The United States and Saudi Arabia have long shared an virtually unquestioned alliance and various business ties around oil, militarism, and finance. Despite Saudi Arabia’s extreme human rights abuses and threats to national and global security, the United States still supports the Kingdom with massive weapons sales and through close diplomatic relations. The coziness of […]

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Iran Agreement: No Time for Silence!

A remarkable grassroots mobilization over the past two months has blunted partisan efforts to block the nuclear agreement with Iran. (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action JCPOA) With 42 Democratic Senators now supporting the deal, it appears that the Obama Administration will have sufficient votes to move forward with the plan. Together with our national allies, […]

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UFpj supports peace with iran negotiations deal

Tell Your Senators, On Iran: “Yes to Peace!”

Finally some good news! After a marathon of diplomatic efforts from seven nations, a Framework Agreement on Iran’s nuclear program has been reached. This opens the door to further non-proliferation efforts and to a dramatic improvement in US-Iranian relations, after decades of frozen enmity. Most Americans desire a diplomatic solution to the conflict with Iran. […]

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