About the Iran Nuclear Agreement
We are extremely relieved that the Iran nuclear agreement has gone into effect, in large measure due to the effective organizing work of many people around the country. One less catastrophic war . . .
However, we need to remain vigilant as the back door approach to killing the deal in Congress remains a serious threat, one that is being led by Sen. Ben Cardin.
Peace Action Montgomery, in partnership with coalition partners, organized several actions designed to pressure our Congressional representatives on the deal. You can see several pictures here. This one is from the Labor Day parade in Kensington, after we learned that Sen. Cardin would vote to oppose the deal:
Want more information on the Iran Deal? Here are some of our favorite resources:
Common Dreams article by Phyllis Bennis: "As Iran Deal Approaches Approval, What Comes Next Remains Vital"
From the Friends Committee on National Legislation: Understanding the Iran Deal
From the Arms Control Association: Background and Key Resources: Iran Nuclear Negotiations
From J Street: Iran Deal Facts
An Op Ed by Jacob Lew, Secretary of the Treasurer: The High Price of Rejecting the Iran Deal
Know the score: How did Maryland senators and representatives vote in 2013 and 2014 on issues related to peace? Check out our list of votes of representatives in Maryland.
Resources and friends: We work closely with national, state and county-based peace and justice groups. Here are some of those with whom we collaborate.