On September 26th and 27th, 2006, a number of peace activists converged in Washington, DC, to take their demands for an end to war to Congress. Of the hundreds present, approximately 70 were arrested for ‘crossing a police line’ and ‘unlawful assembly’ in 4 different places. Of these, […]
Our Organizing and Political Director, Paul Kawika Martin, has just begun a 2 week journey in Iran, below are the reactions/experiences from his first day. The purpose of the trip is to build connections between Iranian and American people, in spite of the looming threat of a U.S. […]
Yesterday, Feb 27th, I participated in my first open act of civil disobedience as part of the Occupation Project. I along with St. Louis local chapter President Chuc Smith, three other veterans; Jim Allen, Harry Wyman and VFP office manager Cherie Eichholz and Military Families Speak Out Member […]
Dear Mr. President, Please wait to bomb Iran until my friends leave. Right now, some religious peace activist folks are doing something you, Condi, Dick and others in your administration obviously could never do – they are in Iran, talking to Iranians. Here, you can learn more about […]
In our attempts to upgrade our version of wordpress, we lost all of our old entries. Sorry for the disruption and thanks for sticking with us!