Arms Control and Militarism

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February 4, 2009

Calling on the Anglican Communion "not to abandon the people of Sudan in this time of danger and uncertainty," Archbishop Daniel Deng Bul appealed to his fellow primates February 4 saying that the Church in Sudan needs "urgent support for the work of relief, rehabilitation and resettlement."...

January 20, 2009

Churches for Middle East Peace (CMEP) said January 19 that the recently announced temporary cease-fire agreement between Israel and Hamas is a "much-needed end to the unbearable violence of recent weeks."

The coalition, which includes 22 Catholic, Orthodox and Protestant national...

January 12, 2009

A broad coalition of religious leaders, including Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori, has written to President-elect Barack Obama asking him "to restore our nation's moral standing in the world by rejecting the practice of torture."

Backed by the National...

January 5, 2009

Israel's ten-day military operation in the Palestinian-controlled Gaza Strip was stepped up with a ground assault January 3 amid renewed calls from religious and political leaders for an end to the violence that has claimed more than 500 lives.

 

"The high number of civilian...

August 13, 2008

Pentecost Summer Membership Drive Continues The Pentecost Summer Membership Drive is still going strong. So far almost 350 people have recruited at least one new member this summer. Have you? You can check here. There's still time to invite your friends and get in the running for great prizes. Be...

July 31, 2008

Unexploded cluster bombs threaten 400 million people across more than 30 countries. One third of all recorded cluster bomb casualties are children. The United States government is the single largest producer, stockpiler, user and exporter of cluster munitions.

Help change U.S. policy by...

July 30, 2008

Cluster bombs are containers filed with smaller bombs (bomblets or submunitions) that are dropped from the air or fired from land or sea. They were first used in World War II and are now stockpiled by at least 76 states and have been used in at least 31 countries and disputed territories....

July 23, 2008

The Hon. Howard L. Berman, Chair House Foreign Affairs Committee 2170 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515

The Hon. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Ranking Member House Foreign Affairs Committee B360 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515

Dear Chairman Berman and...

June 23, 2008

 

 

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Dear Senator,

Momentum is building to outlaw cluster munitions. Last month 111 countries meeting in Dublin adopted a new Convention on Cluster Munitions, recognizing...

June 23, 2008

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Dear Representative,

Momentum is building to outlaw cluster munitions. Last month 111 countries meeting in Dublin adopted a new Convention on Cluster Munitions, recognizing that these...

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