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“Before You Enlist!” (2018), a short video that provides a rational voice to counter often deceptive US military recruiting practices.
“It wasn’t like I planned to be a resister or a troublemaker or anything of the sort,” explains Randy Rowland, an organizer of the “Presidio 27 Mutiny.”
Jailed for refusing to collaborate with the WikiLeaks grand jury, Chelsea declared “I will not comply with this, or any other grand jury.”
We’re seeking individuals who took a stand of some kind against war in general, or a specific war, while in uniform, or who refused to be drafted.
Now that a federal court has ruled unconstitutional the current men-only draft, the system will either have to expanded to women or ended for all.
By Edward Hasbrouck. How did this happen? What did the Court say? What does this decision mean? What will/should happen next?
Updates on the national military service commission by Edward Hasbrouck. Selective Service System messaging uncovered by FOIA request.
The troops on the border camped mainly for propaganda purposes. Then they became the legal justification for Trump’s fake “national emergency”.
Veterans call for resistance: DC march on March 30th and other events.
By Laurence Vance. Although the Thirteenth Amendment abolished slavery, it does not apply to the US government regarding conscription.
Courage to Resist & interfaith church offer free “Objector Registry” for all opposed to war and concerned about military conscription.
By Edward Hasbrouck. Draft registration has failed. There’s no reason to think it can be salvaged by expanding it to women.
Critical legal info for US service members concerned about legality of orders to deploy to the US-Mexico border.
PDF updates: Illegal orders at the border, Resistance through dance, Deployed to the border: A test of conscience, The Objector Church.
“Cabinet order” stands in direct violation of federal law assumed to safeguard against martial law.
Decision to send thousands of troops to the US-Mexican border is not just a bald-faced political stunt — it is also illegal.
Letter and PDF leaflet for distribution to the troops deployed in support of Trump’s war on migrant refugees.
Bipartisan committee working on question of whether draft registration should be ended, extended to women, or something else.
“Military ordered to host immigrant camps” discussion; Military law presentation by James Branum, Oakland CA.
Instructions for writing Reality Leigh Winner, as well as how to contribute to her prison commissary account.
Our goal: Raise $20,000 (approx. one penny per military member) for a strategic outreach campaign. Don’t collaborate!
We’re excited to announce that Courage to Resist is now a project of the Church of Conscious Objection (CCO), a 501(c)3 charitable org.
PDF updates: Military-hosted immigrant concentration camps, Capt. Brittany DeBarros, Presidio 27 “mutiny” events, Reality Winner update, and more.
Sign the petition to pardon Reality Winner or to commute her sentence to time served. Reality has been sentenced to 5 years in prison for sharing a secret doc about election insecurity with the media.