Category Archives: Peace Activism

World Beyond War Exclusive: Armistice Day, Not Weapons Day — Everything You Need for November 10th and 11th

“Must read” is over-used…but you’ve got to see this from World Beyond War. The graphic alone is worth an extra click and some time reading a great (brief) piece by David Swanson. Here’s the opening, but head over to the … Continue reading

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VFP 132 Member Seeks Ways to Serve Locally

Our local free independent weekly, The Corvallis Advocate, recently published a compilation of interviews with local folks, called Meet Your Neighbors. One of our VFP chapter members, Dennis Stillwaggon, shared some thoughts on serving the community and with Veterans For … Continue reading

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No Trump Military Parade!

VFP 132 has just signed on as an organization supporting this. Please visit the “No Trump Military Parade” website to see the other organizations and to sign on as an individual (to help organize here or in DC). There are … Continue reading

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JROTC Shooting Programs are Dangerous to the Health 
and Safety of American School Children

Does your local high school have a JROTC program? Does the program use a shooting range? This 25-page report documents the danger of lead contamination associated with the military’s JROTC marksmanship program in high schools across the country. The research … Continue reading

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David Swanson: Top 100 Reasons Not to Bomb Iran

By David Swanson http://davidswanson.org/top-100-reasons-not-to-bomb-iran/ 1 There are over 80 million men, women, and children in Iran. Bombing them would be mass-murder. 2 If the U.S. government and its allies bomb Libya and Iran when their governments choose not to have … Continue reading

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VFP joins Corvallis activists to say #Enough

The college Republicans at Oregon State University love their firearms…or maybe they just needed the money. They concluded their second amendment week with their annual drawing for a rifle and other firearm paraphernalia. The Corvallis community was not happy. Many … Continue reading

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Help stop the humanitarian crisis (and war crimes) in Yemen

Please visit this link to sign a petition to Congress, supporting an existing resolution that will stop US aid to the Saudi war crimes against the Yemeni people: https://stopthewar.us Urge your rep and senators to co-sponsor and support the bipartisan … Continue reading

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