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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.
“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.”