The New York Times: Lobbying Picks Up Over Bill to Toughen Antinuclear Sanctions Against Iran
The New York Times today reported on a letter to the Senate, co-signed by JVP, opposing new sanctions against Iran.
“By foreclosing diplomatic prospects, new sanctions would set us on a path to war,” read a letter sent Tuesday to senators as part of an effort led by the National Iranian American Council, a Washington group that opposes sanctions. “The American people have made it clear that they do not want another war in the Middle East and strongly support pursuing diplomatic prospects until they are exhausted.”
The letter was signed by 61 other groups drawn from a range of religious antiwar backgrounds, including the Baptist Peace Fellowship of North America, Evangelicals for Social Action, the Islamic Society of North America, Jewish Voice for Peace and Veterans for Peace.
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