Veterans for Peace, Linus Pauling Chapter, Corvallis is planning a local event to increase public awareness on the issue of Pentagon spending. Stay tuned.
By Judith Le Blanc, Peace Action Field Director
The International Peace Bureau’s Global Day of Action on Military Spending (GDAMS) is April 15, US Tax Day. Peace Action is convening a cross section of peace and community, faith-based national groups who are supporting local actions across the country on Tax Day. Tax Day will be a day to shine a light on the Pentagon budget and how it drains the resources needed for our communities.
Not only does our government allocate a majority of the discretionary spending every year on the Pentagon at the expense of human needs and diplomacy, it also is one of the world’s biggest arms dealers.
The Tax Day actions are a call for changing national spending priorities, it is also a day of solidarity with all those who suffer from US wars past…
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