No US Military Ambassador to El Salvador!

President Trump's nominee for the next U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador is Ronald Johnson, a former military colonel who was stationed in El Salvador during the Civil War. Johnson is currently a CIA liaison to the U.S. Armed Forces Southern Command. This is a true cause for alarm given the devastation that U.S. militarization continues to cause throughout Central America and around the world.

Take action today!

1) Call your Senators in DC and ask them to oppose the nomination of Ronald Johnson for U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador. You can get connected through the Capitol switchboard: (202) 224-3121

Sample script (including for leaving a message):

My name is _________ and I am a resident of ______________. I am calling to ask you to oppose the nomination of Ronald Johnson for U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador during the vote on Thursday. The U.S. military has a terrible legacy in El Salvador, which is directly related to the violence and inequality the region is facing today. A military approach to addressing violence in El Salvador will only make the situation worse. I encourage you to vote no on this nomination.

2) On social media:

Share on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter with the hashtags #rejectronjohnson #handsoffelsalvador #endUSmilitarizationofmesoamerica

Tweet at your senators with these hashtags - some sample tweets below:

"@yoursenator, oppose the nomination of Ronald Johnson for U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador!"

"@yoursenator, end the U.S. military legacy in El Salvador and throughout Central America, reject Ronald Johnson for U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador!"

"@yoursenator, a military approach to addressing violence in El Salvador, with the appointment of Ronald Johnson, will only make the situation worse!"

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