Category Archives: Peacemaking

The Moral Case Against Drone Strikes

Posted at http://www.patheos.com/blogs/religionnow/2015/07/the-moral-case-against-drone-strikes/ July 24, 2015 by Guest Contributor By Rabbi Michael Lerner Paul Fleet / Shutterstock There was a brief and rare moment this year in which people openly discussed the U.S. lethal drones program. For a few days, the Obama administrationapologized for … Continue reading

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Urge PA Members of Congress to Support Iran Nuclear Agreement

From Peace Action (http://www.peace-action.org): Last week we celebrated the historic deal with Iran we all worked on over the last decade.  As you know, the agreement would make it impossible for Iran to build a crude nuclear weapon for at … Continue reading

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Candles on the Water—August 9, Harrisburg

Harrisburg, PA is a sister city to Hiroshima, Japan. Several Harrisburg area organizations are co-sponsoring a 70th anniversary commemorative event to remember past victims of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and to educate ourselves re: the existing nuclear threat. … Continue reading

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Test Your Knowledge on Guns, Gun Violence and Policy

From CeaseFirePA (http://www.ceasefirepa.org): We are launching the “It’s Not Trivial” campaign to highlight how important it is to know the facts about guns, gun violence and gun policy. Take our quiz now at http://www.ceasefirepa.org/knowthefacts/ and see how much you already … Continue reading

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Sign the Petition Supporting the Iran Nuclear Agreement

From Peace Action (http://www.peace-action.org/): You made history! The peace deal reached with Iran thwarting any nuclear weapon production is one of the most important diplomatic accomplishments of the century so far. It demonstrates that intelligence, patience, creativity and an openness … Continue reading

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Act NOW to Help Protect Historic Iran Nuclear Agreement!

From the Coalition for Peace Action (http://www.peacecoalition.org/): Early on July 14, an historic agreement resolving the Iran nuclear issue was finalized in Vienna, culminating nearly three years of diplomacy! There were a number of times during the past few years … Continue reading

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Urge the Governor to Initiate Public Hearings on Horsham Drone War Command Center

From the Brandywine Peace Community (http://www.brandywinepeace.com/): Pennsylvania! Pick Up Your Phone this Summer. Citizens of the Commonwealth: You need to be heard! *Join the Weekly Phone-in Wave, Wednesdays, Summer 2015 Voice your demand call 717-787-2500, Mon.- Fri., 8 a.m.- 6 … Continue reading

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Sign Petition to the President—Seek a World without Nuclear Weapons

From Peace Action (http://peace-action.org/): It was President Obama who created the expectation that our country would lead a global effort to rid the world of nuclear weapons.  In his Prague speech in April, 20009 he committed the U.S. to this … Continue reading

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Demand that Congress Pledge to Act on Gun Violence

From CeaseFire USA (http://www.ceasefireusa.org): With the tragic hate crime shooting in Charleston, we again saw history repeat itself. We witnessed another incident of bigotry and racism, which should be consigned to the past, just like the Confederate flag that has … Continue reading

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Why People of Faith Oppose Drones

Posted at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jim-winkler/why-people-of-faith-oppos_b_7706034.html By Jim Winkler, President, National Council of Churches Posted: 07/01/2015 12:37 pm EDT Updated: 07/01/2015 12:59 pm EDT There has been much sensationalistic coverage recently about a drone strike that killed the leader of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula. Many have succumbed … Continue reading

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