Chicago Coalition of Contingent Academic Labor Resolution Against War on Iraq

Passed at November 2002 meeting and submitted to list by e-mail.

Whereas, the United States and Britain have been bombing Iraq on a virtually continuous basis since the end of the Gulf War, and

Whereas, the Bush administration has presented no credible evidence that Iraq has intentions of harming the citizens of this country or that Iraq presents a threat to the United States, and

Whereas, the Bush administration is seeking any pretext to overthrow the government of a sovereign nation, in violation of international law, and

Whereas, a war with Iraq would require the re-direction of vital resources and funds to a destructive, senseless, and illegal goal while further strengthening an administration that has restricted the civil liberties of its citizens, and

Whereas, this administration is using the so-called "War on Terrorism" to distract the American people from the vital issues they confront,

Therefore, be it resolved that the Chicago Coalition of Contingent Academic Labor goes on record as strenuously opposing the Bush administration's march toward war with Iraq,

And be it further resolved that the Chicago Coalition of Contingent Academic Labor urge its members and affiliates to get involved with organizations working toward stopping the Bush administration's march toward war with Iraq.


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