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“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.
January 2020 PDF newsletter now available! Your end-of-year donation today is critically important to our ability to move forward with our mission.
“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.
“I object to the use of grand juries … to frighten journalists and publishers, who serve a crucial public good.”
After serving two tours in Vietnam, Marine Scott Camil began speaking out and organizing with Vietnam Veterans Against the War. The FBI tired to kill him.
The Military Service Commission is at work right now to determine the fate of Draft Registration, and they need to hear from you! Deadline: Dec. 31, 2019.
Friends of Reality Winner are preparing to file a petition of clemency on behalf of the election hacking whistleblower.
Vietnam combat veteran Daniel Shea on his time in Vietnam, Agent Orange, and post traumatic stress.
The US Army wants 25,000 more troops. Preying on low income high schoolers and the student loan crisis is apparently how they intend to do it.
“Over 4,000 junior officers … brought suit against the Secretary of Defense for war crimes, who carried out demonstrations, who were quite active in their opposition.”
Podcast (VN-E23): “All I did was open my mouth,” Ahmad Daniels sentenced to a decade in military prison
Marine Ahmad Daniels was sentenced to a decade in prison for speaking to other servicemen about the injustices he saw and questioning military authority.
We know that if we stay focused on dismantling US militarism, this can have monumental positive consequences on climate change.