If you claimed conscientious objector status, would a draft board believe you? Curt Torell of Quaker House has some tips for making sure they do.
Being opposed to war doesn’t mean that Quakers aren’t supportive of soldiers. As Lenore Yarger puts it, “military members are also victims of war in their own way.”
Quaker historian Paul Buckley discusses the history of Quaker war tax resistance since the founding of the Religious Society of Friends.
Quaker professor George Lakey’s 8 nonviolent strategies to respond to terrorism piqued the Pentagon’s interest. Learn what happened next.
Quaker and military chaplain Zac Moon has a unique perspective on the effects of war. He has some ideas for how we can help military service members to come home.
Quakers aren’t just anti-violence. Much of our work is pro-healing. John Calvi, a renowned Quaker healer, on why healing work is so incredibly essential.
If “War is not the Answer” what is? Diane Randall of FCNL (Friends Committee on National Legislation) talks Quaker pacifism, pentagon spending, and the military industrial complex.
We talked with George Lakey about Quakers’ call to struggle, the myth that violence works, and how that’s all changing.