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I sent the following comments to the Oregon Congressional Delegation. I believe that it reflects by skepticism regarding this war action.
re: War and Libya
I have recently been reading a copy of the US Constitution, particularly Article I, Section 8, regarding the power of Congress to declare war, etc. I have also been reading Article II, regarding the powers of the executive, wherein I find no power to declare war.
Please provide me with a copy of the amendments of the US Constitution , wherein a war action - the use of force, including the enforcement of a no-fly zone - authorized by United Nations Resolution 1973 on 17 March 2011 and exercised by the US Department of Defense on 20 and 21 March, precludes Article I, Section 8 of the US Constitution.
If there are no such amendments to the US Constitution, then why are you not exercising your responsibilities under Article I of the US Constitution?
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