Tidewater Libertarian Party Position on Syrian Issue

September 9, 2013

The Tidewater Libertarian Party has released the following statement:

 

Authority for Military Action

 

Our Constitution vests the Congress with the sole power to authorize acts of war. The form of that authorization is not specified. In 1973, the Congress, recognizing that a more rapid response might in some cases be necessary in the modern world, passed the War Powers Resolution which gives the President authorization to act prior to Congressional action under certain very limited circumstances.

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