War

Tax Day Rally and Vigil - Cut Pentagon Spending - Fund Human Needs

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 5:00pm

WHY ARE THE WARS WINDING DOWN AND WAR FUNDING GOING UP?

This Tax Day, Tell Congress

How You'd Like Your Money Spent.

Did you know that 57% of our federal discretionary budget is spent on Pentagon programs?

Grounded

Sunday, April 27, 2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Pittsburgh City Theatre will be presenting a one women show about a drones operator and mother. The Pittsburgh Anti-armed drones group and AFSC PA will be conducting a panel discussion after the play.

Turning Combat Boots into Ploughshares: Boot Distribution

Sunday, November 10, 2013 - 2:00pm - 5:30pm

The Kansas City Program of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) announces, on the eve of Veterans’ Day, the retirement of the Missouri and Kansas Eyes Wide Open (EWO) Exhibits, the widely-acclaimed exhibition on the human cost of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The memorial exhibit includes over 200 combat boots tagged with the names of Missouri and Kansas troops and shoes tagged with the names of civilians killed in the Iraq and Afghan wars.

Flyer-No US Military Intervention in Syria

Flyer for Thursday, September 5, 5:00pm No U.S. Military Intervention in Syria Demonstration, 47th & Main, KCMO

This demonstration is organized by the American Friends Service Committee and co-sponsored by Veterans for Peace, KC Chapter 97 and PeaceWorks KC.

For information go to www.afsc.org or call 816 931-5256. and on FaceBook athttps://www.facebook.com/events/1412416405639540/


Demonstration - No US Military Intervention in Syria

Thursday, September 5, 2013 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm

While we unequivocally condemn any use of chemical weapons along with continued indiscriminate killing of civilians and other violations of international humanitarian law, military strikes are not the answer.”

U.S. military action will only escalate the fighting, increase the suffering, and delay the necessary diplomatic / political solution, the only thing that can stop the civil war. 

We’ve heard it before: A rush to military action with so called certain proof…

Sign Petition to Defend Article 9 of Japan's Constitution!

Friends,

I am writing to urge your support for an international petition campaign to defend Japan’s Peace Constitution. The petition, designed to press Japanese Prime Minister Abe not to amend Japan's Peace clause, Article 9 was initiated by the Peaceboat organization in Japan.

As you may know, Japan will hold elections of the Upper House of the Diet on July 21.

Sample Letter to the Editor - Korea Tensions

Please modify as is appropriate:

To the editor,

The first step to solving a problem is often to stop making it worse (indeed, the first rule of holes is when you find yourself in a hole, stop digging). This certainly applies to the current situation on the Korean Peninsula.

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