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How Quakers Can Support the Troops?

Shortly after submitting this article to Friends Journal, about soldiers resisting deployment, I was stunned by the news from Ft. Hood, Texas. An Army psychiatrist named Nidal Malik Hasan allegedly opened fire on fellow soldiers about to deploy to Iraq and Afghanistan, killing 13 people and wounding scores of others before he himself was shot. […]

David Morse is a member of Storrs (Conn.) Meeting. He divides his time between writing and activism; see http://www.david-morse.com.


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'War Taxes' Is a Complicated Topic

Peter Phillips’ article, "What is the Quaker Testimony on ‘War Taxes’?" (FJ Feb.), is problematic in at least four respects. First, it is not possible to determine from this article the Quaker testimony on war taxes. (That should be no surprise, since it would take a longer treatise to answer that question. An important historical […]

David R. Bassett is a member of Rochester (N.Y.) Meeting’s Peace Tax Fund Working Group.


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You, Too, Can Rein In Military Recruiters in the High Schools

In the spring of 2005, military recruiters had free rein in some of the high schools of Lee County, Florida (which includes Fort Myers, Cape Coral, and surrounding communities, with almost 80,000 students in our public schools). Military recruiters from the Army, Marines, Navy, and Air Force set up tables and exercise equipment in the […]

Nancy Howell, recording clerk of Fort Myers (Fla.) Meeting, is a retired professor of Sociology. Judy Alves, a retired lawyer, is a member of The Grail, an organization devoted to economic and social justice for women around the world. They can be contacted at [email protected]


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