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You Can Play a Decisive Role in Defeating CAFTA!

www.STOPtheFTAA.org Newsletter, July 2005

Your actions will have a direct impact on the outcome of this vote and America' s future. Talk to your Representative, and ask for his or her commitment to vote "NO!" on CAFTA.

 

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July 2005
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You Can Play a Decisive Role in Defeating CAFTA!

On June 30th, CAFTA squeaked through the Senate by a margin of 54 to 45. But with the decisive battle for CAFTA taking place in the House as early as next week, its going to be too close to call.

Which is why it is imperative that you jump into the heat of the CAFTA battle today!

Your actions will have a direct impact on the outcome of this vote and America' s future. Talk to your Representative, and ask for his or her commitment to vote "NO!" on CAFTA. Get started right now by reading and following the suggestions from the following alerts: Five Good Reasons Why You Need to Convince Your Congressman to Vote NO on CAFTA!, and UPDATES to "Five Good Reasons Why You Need to Convince Your Congressman to Vote NO on CAFTA!"

It will only take you a few minutes to help your representative decide the future of America . Make them count!

 

CAFTA's Role in the Movement for Open Borders 

Learn how CAFTA would lay the groundwork for open borders for the United States. Watch The War on the Border .


July Links for CAFTA and the FTAA:

Senate Approves CAFTA
AP (via MSNBC) - June 30, 2005
On Thursday the Senate approved CAFTA by a vote of 54 to 45. Next, the House is expected to vote on CAFTA in mid- to late-July. The vote in the House promises to be a real cliffhanger

CAFTA's Threats to U.S. Independence
STOPCAFTA.com - June 29, 2005
With supporting quotes directly From
the CAFTA agreement as publicly available on ustr.gov. Also, a new online letter to Congress against CAFTA based on "CAFTA's Threats to U.S. Independence" was posted today.

Five Good Reasons Why You Need to Convince Your Congressman to Vote NO on CAFTA!
STOPCAFTA.com Action Alert Email - June 29, 2005
Celebrate the Fourth by Helping to Preserve American Independence! Your help is urgently needed to convince a majority in the House of Representatives to vote NO on CAFTA.

UPDATES to "Five Good Reasons Why You Need to Convince Your Congressman to Vote NO on CAFTA!"
STOPCAFTA.com Action Alert Email - July 1, 2005
Now the battle shifts to the House, which is expected to vote on CAFTA in mid- to late-July. The relatively close Senate vote provides encouragement that we can defeat CAFTA in the House. The House vote is projected to be too close to call, so your success in persuading your representative to vote NO on CAFTA could be decisive in this battle to preserve American independence!

CAFTA Is Bad for Your Health
The New American Online - July 11, 2005
Do you take vitamins and nutritional supplements? Do you want a synod of sickly Euro-socialists deciding which ones you can take, or whether you'll be able to take any of them at all?

Democrats Shifting Away From Trade Pacts
The Washington Post - July 6, 2005
The Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA) is moving toward a House vote and many Democrats are vowing to vote it down. The fact that Democrats are shifting away from free trade agreements has become evident with the recent Senate vote on CAFTA. Out of the 54 "yea" votes, only 10 came from the Democratic Party.

Letter to the Editor: Each month we post a letter to the editor from newspapers nationwide asking Americans to realize the threat posed by the FTAA and CAFTA.

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ANTI-FTAA Resolutions

Share in the success of Utah, Indiana, and Arizona. Urge your state legislators to support a resolution to Congress in opposition to the FTAA. Not sure how to get started? Follow this model resolution (Utah's H.R. 9) and become the next state to pass an anti-FTAA resolution.

Arizona passed an anti-FTAA resolution in April! - Arizona State Legislature - April 19, 2005
Both houses of the Arizona state legislature have approved House Concurrent Memorial 2006 that urges "that the United States Congress vote no on any agreement for the United States to enter into a Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA)." This Memorial will be transmitted to the President of the U.S. Senate, the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, and each member of Congress from Arizona.

Utah and Indiana have already passed anti-FTAA resolutions
Each month, more state legislatures are considering anti-FTAA resolutions, including Idaho (HJM004), Illinois (SR0138), Maine (LD 1135), Montana (SRJ 23), New Hampshire (HR 10), New Jersey (ACR 210), and Pennsylvania (HR 64).

 

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