“20 million Yemenis, out of a nation of just 29 million, are scrambling for food and other basic necessities while 900,000 people are suffering from cholera.” Saudi Arabia just bombed a school bus of children in Yemen on August 9, 2018. (source)
The United States is helping Saudi Arabia in this war by providing intelligence and weapons. “The Americans are providing targeting intelligence and refueling Saudi warplanes involved in bombing rebel positions. But coalition strikes have also destroyed hospitals, markets and residential neighborhoods, killing large numbers of civilians.” (source)
The US is helping Saudi Arabia commit war crimes. This has got to stop.
Bernie Sanders and other lawmakers want to halt military support in Yemen, pointing out under the U.S. Constitution, only Congress can declare war.
““The Constitution is clear: The U.S. Congress decides whether we go to war,” said Senator Bernie Sanders, independent of Vermont and a sponsor of the resolution. “There is no question in my mind that by aiding Saudi Arabia the way we are doing that, we are assisting in war. We are in a conflict.” (source)