House committee votes to extend draft to women
By Courage to Resist. May 2, 2016
Sign a petition to abolish the draft
On April 27th, the House Armed Service committee voted to extend the draft to women as well as men. Their vote attached an
amendment to a “must-pass” annual military spending authorization bill
If the bill passes without the amendment being addressed, the
President would be given the right to order women to register for the
What should I do now if I don’t want to register for the draft — and I don’t want anyone else to have to register either?
- Urge your representative in Congress to remove the amendment to H.R. 4909 to extend draft registration to women.
- Sign the petition in support of HR 4523, a bill proposed to abolish the Selective Service System
>>Read more here
Activists from 20+ states gather for week-long protest at Creech Air Force Base
By Courage to Resist.
April 7, 2016
At Creech Air Force Base, Indian Springs, Nevada, activists from over 20 states joined together for a national mobilization of nonviolent resistance to shut down killer drone operations in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen, Somalia, and everywhere. Throughout
the March 27-April 2 protest over 20 people were arrested participating
in several different actions.
The event was proudly endorsed by Courage to Resist and sponsored by
CODEPINK: Women for Peace, Nevada Desert Experience, Veterans For Peace,
Voices for Creative Nonviolence and others, and received media
attention from local press, and Democracy Now.
>> Read our complete article here