USA*Engage Co-Chair Urges Nashville To Reject State Foray into Foreign Policy

Thursday, 20 March 2008

In the letter, Reinsch noted serious constitutional concerns with the bills, as well as fierce opposition to divestment by various trustees of pension funds in some of the largest States, from California to Texas to Massachusetts.

The United States, Reinsch said, must speak with one voice to influence international developments. State sanctions, he argued, undermine the ability of the United States to conduct a unified and coherent policy to address the numerous challenges posed by various countries.  To read the full letter, go to: tn letter - burchett.pdf