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By Edward Hasbrouck. How did this happen? What did the Court say? What does this decision mean? What will/should happen next?
Updates on the national military service commission by Edward Hasbrouck. Selective Service System messaging uncovered by FOIA request.
The troops on the border camped mainly for propaganda purposes. Then they became the legal justification for Trump’s fake “national emergency”.
Veterans call for resistance: DC march on March 30th and other events.
By Laurence Vance. Although the Thirteenth Amendment abolished slavery, it does not apply to the US government regarding conscription.
Courage to Resist & interfaith church offer free “Objector Registry” for all opposed to war and concerned about military conscription.
By Edward Hasbrouck. Draft registration has failed. There’s no reason to think it can be salvaged by expanding it to women.
Critical legal info for US service members concerned about legality of orders to deploy to the US-Mexico border.
PDF updates: Illegal orders at the border, Resistance through dance, Deployed to the border: A test of conscience, The Objector Church.
“Cabinet order” stands in direct violation of federal law assumed to safeguard against martial law.
Decision to send thousands of troops to the US-Mexican border is not just a bald-faced political stunt — it is also illegal.
Letter and PDF leaflet for distribution to the troops deployed in support of Trump’s war on migrant refugees.
Bipartisan committee working on question of whether draft registration should be ended, extended to women, or something else.
“Military ordered to host immigrant camps” discussion; Military law presentation by James Branum, Oakland CA.
Instructions for writing Reality Leigh Winner, as well as how to contribute to her prison commissary account.
Our goal: Raise $20,000 (approx. one penny per military member) for a strategic outreach campaign. Don’t collaborate!
We’re excited to announce that Courage to Resist is now a project of the Church of Conscious Objection (CCO), a 501(c)3 charitable org.
PDF updates: Military-hosted immigrant concentration camps, Capt. Brittany DeBarros, Presidio 27 “mutiny” events, Reality Winner update, and more.
Sign the petition to pardon Reality Winner or to commute her sentence to time served. Reality has been sentenced to 5 years in prison for sharing a secret doc about election insecurity with the media.
Harry Wagner worked in US Military Intelligence, Psychological Operations, USAID, and the Phoenix Program in Vietnam.
Last public hearing on draft registration changes scheduled for Cal State University, Los Angeles, on September 20, at 2:30pm.
Despite high-level pressure, Capt. DeBarros continues to share basic facts about our country’s endless wars.
Keith Mather, Presidio 27 “mutiny” participant, reflects on what happened and its relevance today. 50th anniversary commemoration events Oct 14 & 15 at the Presidio, San Francisco.
We’re sad to announce the death of longtime volunteer Marshall Peckham. Thank you, Marshall, for having the heart and courage to resist.