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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.
“I went to command and announced that I would not carry a weapon anymore and that I would not participate,” Agent Orange vet Ray Cage
Courage to Resist is a proud endorser of the National Pilgrimage to Close the Camps, lead by Tsuru for Solidarity, a nonviolent, direct-action project.
“I’m proud of what I did,” declared Barry Bondhus nearly 50 years after pouring buckets of human dung on draft records during the US war in Vietnam.
A network of feminist, anti-war, and anti-draft organizations has been working together to support H.R. 5492 and to oppose any draft or draft registration for men or women.
Courage to Resist supports HR 5492, which would end draft registration and existing penalties imposed on millions.
“We came in sweeping through the valley killing absolutely everyone, no matter what age,” recalls Dennis Stout, who went on to report war crimes he witnessed in Vietnam.
The Trump Administration’s threats of war in the Middle East raise serious legal and ethical questions for military servicemembers.
“I’d probably seen somewheres between 700 to 900 dead Vietnamese, most of whom were children or very young people. I was both shocked and sickened.”
For all who believe in peace, for all who are opposed to yet another catastrophic war, now is the time to take action.
A short (11 min.) video produced by World BEYOND War outlining the two biggest dangers the world faces. Narrated by Martin Sheen.
HR5492 is the most comprehensive anti-draft bill introduced in Congress since the 1980 reinstatement of Selective Service registration.
We Are Not Your Soldiers and World Can’t Wait is organizing speaking events for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans at schools nationwide.
Join us at the LA Federal Building on Jan 10, 2020, to mark 18 years of torture and human rights violations at Guantanamo.
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“We would certainly rather think ourselves heroes rather than murderers or dupes,” shares Vietnam Veteran Dr. Bica, former Marine Officer.
Gerry Condon, Veterans For Peace President, spoke out against the Vietnam War as a Green Beret, refused orders, and lived and organized six years in exile.
“When they tell stories to their children of the evil that awaits misbehavior, is it me they conjure?” Vietnam Veteran Bill Ehrhart, writer and poet.