#TakingSides: Should the U.S. strike Syria?

Obama: 'I'm not itching for military action' in Syria 1:07

As President Obama attempts to to make the case for military action in Syria to Congress and to the American people at 9pm ET Tuesday, the American public is weighing in and NBC News wants your thoughts.

NBC News is asking people to join the debate by finishing the thought “We (should/should not) strike Syria because____________.” You can participate across the social web via video or text by using the hashtag #TakingSides.

We will continue curating your responses at and will also share some of the best on-air.