By Emily Stone (Editor)
President Barack Obama this weekend said he will let the U.S. Congress decide on whether to attack Syria after an alleged chemical weapons attack by Syrian President Bashar Assad that is reported to have killed more than 1,400 people and violated international rules of war.
As Americans are "weary of war," the president said in his Saturday address to the public that putting the decision in the hands of the people's representatives was more in line with the country's democratic ideals.
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"I know that the country will be stronger if we take this course, and our actions will be even more effective," he said.
Last week, U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky said she believes the Assad regime used chemical weapons against its own people, but wanted more information in making her decision on whether to support a U.S. attack.
So as Congressional committees grill Secretary of State John Kerry and Congress prepares to vote on whether or not to strike Syria, how do you think your Congresswoman, Rep. Jan Schakowsky, should vote?
Now is the time to tell Schakowsky where you stand. Should she vote in favor of the Syria attack? Vote in our poll above and let us know in the comments.