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3rd Annual Shut Down Creech! April 23-29, 2017

Join us April 23 – April 29, 2017 at Creech Air Force Base, Indian Springs, Nevada for a 3rd national mobilization of nonviolent resistance to shut down killer drone operations in Afghanistan, Syria, Iraq, Pakistan,Yemen, Somalia and everywhere.

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Support US Army Private Ryan Johnson, Imprisoned War Resister

Ryan made the decision not to go to war; he and Jen packed their car in the wee hours and drove off base. With assistance from the GI Rights Hotline, they learned their options. They found they weren’t alone in resistance. … We at Courage to Resist are reaching out to you to help imprisoned US Army war resister Ryan Johnson and his wife Jenna. We’re helping them get on their feet upon Ryan’s expected May release from Miramar Brig in Southern California. Your support is critical to help them begin their next chapter.

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National Guard to roundup immigrants? Resist!

If implemented, a National Guard proposal — contained in an 11-page memo ( ) obtained by AP — would lead to enforcement action against millions of immigrants living nowhere near the Mexican border. … Administration officials said the proposal, which called for mobilizing up to 100,000 troops in 11 states, has been rejected for the time being. The Administration believes that President Donald Trump’s draconian immigration policy can be carried out with the National Guard’s help, for now.

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Order drops protection for families of deployed military

In 2013, the Department of Homeland Security, at the request of the Defense Department, issue a policy memorandum aimed at preventing the deportation of spouses, parents and children of active-duty service members through a program called “Parole in Place.” … [the new Executive Order] casually dispenses with exercises of executive discretion…

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USMC 1st Lt Jacob Bridge, Conscientious Objector

Seeing the planes going into the Twin Towers made me feel like the planes were crashing into my heart when they went into the building. “I couldn’t understand why they would do that. When it was said that they hated our freedom, it was all I needed to hear.” Jake graduated from High School in 2007 and attended the University of Colorado in Boulder. There, he enrolled in Naval ROTC. When he graduated from college, in 2011, he also graduated as the Honor Graduate in the Commissioning Class at NROTC at CU, Boulder.

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Changes underway for Courage to Resist

Jeff Paterson, Courage to Resist Project Director. January 15, 2016 After ten years of helping lead Courage to Resist, in our mission of providing support to U.S. military war objectors, I’ll be stepping down as a staff member...

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Chelsea Manning

ChelseaWe won. Wow. Chelsea will soon be free. Here are the latest updates and news.

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