Updates

  • Take Action: Tell Brad Sherman to Cut Ties with the MEK August 8, 2019
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    Congressman Brad Sherman (CA-30) represents the second largest Iranian-American population in the country. Yet, he continues to take money from the MEK, a fringe group that John Bolton has hailed as a “political alternative” for the Iranian people, but that has no support among the Iranian people. Sherman’s link to ...
  • NIAC Action Commends Lee-Schakowsky-Price Resolution on JCPOA Return July 16, 2019
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    Moments ago, Reps. Barbara Lee, Jan Schakowsky, and David Price introduced a resolution calling for the United States to return to compliance with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or Iran deal, from which Donald Trump withdrew in May 2018.
  • Pro-Diplomacy Organizations: NDAA Conferees Must Honor Bipartisan Majority’s Opposition to Unauthorized War with Iran July 16, 2019
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    As pro-diplomacy organizations that oppose unauthorized war with Iran, we call on the National Defense Authorization Act conferees to retain language supported by a bipartisan majority in both chambers that would prohibit funds for military action against Iran without explicit authorization from Congress. The Trump Administration has repeatedly signaled its intent ...
  • NIAC Applauds House for Pulling U.S. Back from the Brink of War with Iran via Khanna-Gaetz Amendment July 12, 2019
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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday July 12, 2019 CONTACT: Mana Mostatabi | 202.386.6325 x103 | mana@niacaction.org WASHINGTON DC – Moments ago, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass a bipartisan amendment from Reps. Ro Khanna (D-CA) and Matt Gaetz (R-FL) to bar funding for an unauthorized war with Iran. The amendment passed ...
  • Call Your Members of Congress to Support the Khanna-Gaetz Amendment! July 9, 2019
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    This is an emergency. We’ve never been this close to military action against Iran. Now is the time that we must reach out to our members of Congress to make sure they put a check on the warmongering administration. Given the seriousness of the situation, we need to act now, ...
  • NIAC Statement on Senate Vote on Udall-Kaine Amendment June 28, 2019
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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, June 28, 2019 CONTACT: Mana Mostatabi | 202.386.6325 x103 | mana@niacaction.org WASHINGTON DC – Today, the Senate voted on a bipartisan amendment spearheaded by Senators Tom Udall (D-NM) and Tim Kaine (D-VA) that would block President Donald Trump from using funds from the defense bill to launch ...
  • Call Your Senator: Stop Trump from Starting War with Iran June 26, 2019
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    header.at-title{display:none} .at .at-step.active>* {background:#f1f3f5} This is an emergency. We’ve never been this close to military action against Iran. Now is the time that we must reach out to our members of Congress to make sure they put a check on the warmongering administration. Given the seriousness of the situation, we need to ...
  • NIAC Applauds NDAA Amendment Aimed at Blocking Trump’s Path to War June 25, 2019
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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, June 25, 2019   CONTACT: Mana Mostatabi | 202.386.6325 x103 | mana@niacaction.org WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, an amendment was offered to the FY20 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would block an unauthorized war against Iran. The amendment, introduced by Representatives Ro Khanna (D-CA) and Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL), ...
  • Pro-Diplomacy Organizations Call for Vote on Udall Amendment to Prevent an Unauthorized War with Iran June 20, 2019
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    As pro-diplomacy organizations that oppose unauthorized war with Iran, we call on Senators to support the bipartisan Udall amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act and insist that it be put to a vote.
  • Call Congress: Stop Trump from Starting War with Iran June 20, 2019
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    header.at-title{display:none} .at .at-step.active>* {background:#f1f3f5} This is an emergency. We’ve never been this close to military action against Iran. Now is the time that we must reach out to our members of Congress to make sure they put a check on the warmongering administration. Given the seriousness of the situation, we need to ...
  • An unprecendented win for the Iranian-American Community June 13, 2019
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    On Tuesday night, NIAC Action endorsee Parisa Dehghani-Tafti won her election in a highly contested race for Commonwealth Attorney of Arlington County and the City of Falls Church, unseating the long-time incumbent prosecutor.
  • NIAC Action Endorsee Unseats Incumbent in Virginia Primary Elections June 11, 2019
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    NIAC Action endorsee, Parisa Dehghani-Tafti, has unseated incumbent Theo Stamos to become the state’s new Commonwealth Attorney of Arlington County and the City of Falls Church, by a margin of 58.5% to 41.5%
  • Pro-Peace Coalition Delivers Petition Urging Congress to Block Trump’s Path to War with Iran June 11, 2019
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    Today, NIAC Action, Win Without War, MoveOn, J Street, Daily Kos, and CODEPINK delivered 249,000 petition signatures to the House Armed Services Committee members ahead of tomorrow’s National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) markup.
  • 64 Organizations to Congress: Halt a March to War with Iran May 21, 2019
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    In light of President Trump and John Bolton’s dangerous escalations against Iran and a forthcoming intelligence briefing on Capitol Hill this afternoon, 62 organizations – including J Street, Indivisible, NIAC Action and Win Without War – sent a letter calling on Congress to pass legislation to halt a march to ...
  • Take Action to Help Bring Bijan’s Killers to Justice May 14, 2019
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    We demand justice for Bijan Ghaisar, who was killed by two U.S. Park Police Officers in November 2017. Will you help us by filing a complaint against Officers Amaya and Vinyard? We are determined to have these officers removed from the U.S. Park Police.