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“Put more and more of the puzzle pieces together, and then you realize that you’ve got to bear witness,” Mike Hastie, Vietnam War medic.
The Trump administration is using fascist tactics to threaten US civil rights in pursuit of a far-right political agenda. Veterans are standing up.
“The only thing I’m proud of was my involvement with the anti-war movement,” Mike Turek, Vietnam Era Air Force.
It’s worth questioning why a policy change that is promoted using terms of gender equality has been championed by misogynists and domestic terrorists.
By Jeff Paterson. Mass people power mobilization key to military siding with democracy. We need to be ready for a “people’s eviction” if necessary.
Full-page “Follow your Conscience” ad ran in the weekly military newspaper, The Ranger, and included Courage to Resist contact info!
“An Open Letter from Veterans to Recently Activated National Guard Troops” is now signed by about 1,000 veterans.
During every period of upsurge and resistance the government attempts to exploit differences between us to divide and suppress.
Support a strong legal defense for National Guard members refusing to deploy against Black Rights Matter protesters!
We’re providing legal assistance and logistical aid to military members (including officers and enlisted members) who are refusing to fight people living in the US engaged in First Amendment activities.
We call on all those who are serving with the National Guard to refuse to serve violent and racist interests.
Featuring: Arianna Standish, Truth In Recruitment; Rivera Sun, CODEPINK; Edward Hasbrouck, Resisters.info
Bill Galvin, Center on Conscience and War
Mike Tork joined the Navy before turning 18 and served in Vietnam with the Mobile Riverine Force (1966-1967).
(1) Contact your Reps & Senators and (2) Educate & organize to finalize the victory of decades of resistance to draft registration.
Celebrating with friends around the globe with this series of video messages for International Conscientious Objector Day.
“I wanted to show that an actual active duty GI in 1968 could do this, could take a very public stance against the war,” shares Vietnam War GI resister.
“Thank you, truly, for your unwavering love and support during this entire ordeal. You enabled Chelsea to maintain her principled stance.”
Courage to Resist: Rivera Sun and Edward Hasbrouck on upcoming changes to military draft registration laws, and the history of resistance by men and women.
Air force pilot Howard Morland’s exposure to the atrocities in Vietnam and extreme military training led him to question what the war was really about.
Loosen the crippling sanctions on Iran to aid the Iranian people’s fight against the deadly virus!
Our community has stepped up to cover Chelsea’s fines. We’re at $255,000 of the $265,000 goal, in just 24 hours!
“I walked up into that plane … on both sides, there were no seats, but just hooks for the stretchers to be placed on,” recalled Mike Ferner, Navy Corpsman.
Short video essay on the environmental and social cost of the US military-industrial complex–the biggest war machine in the world, by Our Changing Climate.
Anti-draft activists call on Congress to end draft registration in response to court case on Selective Service and congressional report.