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“People found my actions personally offensive. Somehow my not going to the Gulf War would affect their patriotism,” recalls military resister Stephanie Atkinson.
“Why would I want to blow a hole the size of a grapefruit into someone, just because somebody said, ‘Hey, that’s your enemy””?
The film will have it’s US Premiere as part of the Mill Valley Film Festival. The film will be available to view online from October 8th-14th, 2020.
Whether to end draft registration or try to expand it to young women as well as young men – is on track to be debated soon.
“It’s as if they, the recruiters, are on staff.” A parent of a high school student at Pioneer Valley commented.
“Those soldiers are the ones who actually got the sickest from breathing in the particles.,” Dennis Kyne on depleted uranium and Gulf War Syndrome.
Last week we were shocked to hear of the sudden passing of our friend Kevin Zeese. Online tribute to be held September 19th.
Air Force veteran is demanding Trump stop sharing a dated video of him confronting Biden. It’s a really hard pill to swallow having to vote for Biden, but as a harm reduction approach, I feel like there is going to be less harm inflicted with Joe Biden as...
New leaflet by our friends in Ireland, Shannonwatch and the Peace and Neutrality Alliance. It is estimated that over 3 million US troops have gone through Shannon Airport since 2002.
With the California Central Coast community and U.S. Rep Salud Carbajal. Congress is currently debating the future of the Selective Service System (SSS).
Military recruiters deliberately exploit the financial and social insecurities of teenagers to enlist more soldiers, notes Sidney Miralao.
“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).