Why hasn't there been more progress
toward peace in our world??
Contact Your Legislators
Congress.orgis an excellent resource for contacting your legislators. ?Just type yourzip code in the space in the left column and go from there. ?This is also an excellent resource for tracking legislation.
TheAmerican Friends Service Committeetracks legislation specifically about the war here. ?AFSC also has several convenient petitions to sign in opposition to the war and for other social justice concerns.?The AFSC home page ishere.
Military Families Speak Out
MFSO has a great resource for talking points for asking congress to defund the war here. ?This is also a great resource for those with loved ones in the military. ?Their home page ishere.
Bill of Rights Defense Committee
A fantastic organization that takes on the Patriot Act and more. ?Read about themhere.
National Peace and Social Justice Resources
United for Peace and Justicehas been the principle organizer for the national Marches on Washington. Declaration of PeaceCampaign is a national initiative to defund the war. Voicesfor Creative Non-Violenceadvocates and teaches non-violent protest and civil disobedience. VCNV is also the sponsor of The Occupation Project. Peace Majorityis another excellent national group.
A.N.S.W.E.R.(Act Now to Stop War and End Racism) is another national action campaign and is the principle sponsor of the March on the Pentagon.
The Sunlight Foundationis another excellent resource that tracks exactly what your representativesare doing and why they're doing it. Middle East Awareness Projectis also known as the ?Congressional Accompaniment Project (CAP) is a travel program by which Americans, concerned for a just peace in Israel/Palestine, can assist their Congressional representatives and/or their foreign policy Aides to be more informed regarding the ?facts on the ground? in Israel/Palestine. ?Information about involvement can be found here.
State of Iowa Resources
Iowans for Sensible Prioritiesis the group founded by the Ben and Jerry's guy, another great resource.