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White Paper: 100 Days: Amend the War Powers Resolution

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This paper is released as part of our 100 Days white paper series. Amend the War Powers Resolution provides an overview of executive abuse of war-making power, and calls for restoring checks and balances. It calls for reform and revision of the War Powers Resolution to prohibit all executive acts of war without Congressional authorization, and for an end to the illegal wars launched by the Bush administration.