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Intersectional Feminist Perspectives on the Draft Discussion – Politics of Inclusion, Compulsion, or Progress? Organized by Dartmouth College activists.
Support the Selective Service Repeal Act of 2021 (HR 2509 & S 139) introduced in Congress with bipartisan support in both the House and the Senate.
Capt. David Wiggins went on a hunger strike, publicly resigned his commission, and eventually stopped obeying all orders while deployed for the Gulf War.
Today, forcing women to register for the draft is again in front of congress. This statement on behalf of a group of feminist leaders is again urgent.
Daniel entered a guilty plea yesterday for whistleblowing and exposing extrajudicial assassinations by US drones. Facing decades in prison.
“We did not renounce the use of those constitutional rights simply because we were soldiers” – Andrew Pulley of the “Fort Jackson 8” anti-war GI defendants.
Military conscription is a bad idea that just won’t die – and right now it’s under active consideration in Congress. Update from Edward Hasbrouck.
We ask, “How do we ask millions of people to die as a result of a climate catastrophe fueled by endless war and militarism?”
Inspired by the Vietnam Era GI Resistance Movement, Jonathan co-founded Appeal for Redress so that active duty US military personnel could speak out.
His traumatic experiences in heavy fighting in Iraq during Desert Storm led Charles Sheehan-Miles to become a conscientious objector.
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Year end fundraising campaign. Will you support the troops who refuse illegal orders? Our January 2021 Newsletter PDF.
Biden transition likely includes planning for the expansion of Selective Service (mediatory military draft) registration to women.
A World Beyond War webinar recording featuring US Army Col. Ann Wright (ret.) as moderator. Panelists: Kathy Kelly, Matthew Hoh, Rory Fanning, Danny Sjursen, and Arash Azizzada.
“The president’s use of the military to interfere in the election will not be tolerated.”
The Military Law Task Force (MLTF) of the National Lawyers Guild shares the concerns … that US servicemembers may be given illegal orders.
The problem of endless war goes well beyond the multigenerational conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Dissenters, Deserters, and Objectors to America’s Wars. “It’s not about a matter of being a coward… like all non-violent action, it takes a lot of rigor.”
“You have a responsibility to refuse to comply with any and all attempts to interfere with the 2020 presidential election.”
We can look to examples of countries who have successfully stopped coup attempts for guidance of what to expect.
“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.