A few legislators are holding the rest of Congress hostage, abusing
the budgeting process for political gain and threatening to shut down the
government if they don’t get their way.
Governing by crisis
is no way to run a democracy. Congress needs to pass a clean continuing
resolution to fund our government, without ideological riders or special
Tell your lawmakers: threatening
a shutdown for any reason is unacceptable.
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