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Ongoing Work to Restrict War Powers

Published: July 28, 2023


The U.S. House of Representatives passed its version of the nation’s annual defense policy bill on July 14, 2023, known as the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

FCNL has been working for several years to attach an amendment to the NDAA which repeal the 2002 Authorization for the Use of Military Force Against Iraq (2002 AUMF).

Unfortunately, an amendment to repeal the 2002 AUMF was not included in the House version of this year’s NDAA.

The House’s failure here is disappointing. However, we are not discouraged. There remain multiple paths to repeal.

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from Kevin Snow, Friends Committee on National Legislation (7/21/2023)