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War Tax Resistance
Simplicity in Avoiding War Taxes
In 1982 the contradiction of "praying for peace and paying for war" overwhelmed us. We needed to try to live…
'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.…
What is the Quaker Testimony on War Taxes?
Nonpayment of "war taxes" is a Quaker testimony that I have always found confusing, and I don’t appear to be…
War Taxes and Other Matters of Conscience
Thanks for the March issue, which I’ve finally completed. And thanks to Nadine Hoover, New York Yearly Meeting, and others…
Friends and War Taxes
Tax season is in full swing—and that brings up duties and anxieties for all of us. For Friends, it also…
Yielding to Our Faith: A Message from a Harmless Quaker
Early in the morning of February 22, 2007, nearly three dozen Quakers and other supporters from New York, Massachusetts, and…
A Movement of Conscience in New York Yearly Meeting
Conscience is an inward knowledge of right and wrong, along with a compulsion to do what is right. It requires…
Peace Tax Fund: Legislative Efforts in the U.S. Congress
The right of conscientious objection to military service is now recognized by many nations. However, nation-states still force their citizens…
My Second Job: Recognition of the Human Right Not to Pay for War
Even before my retirement I had a second job, and it is not always part-time: working for recognition of conscientious…
First Put Your Financial House in Order – Not!
Are you frustrated that the war goes on and on? Has your conscience brought up with you the subject of…
Not in My Name, Not with My Money
The Prince of Peace preoccupies some of our attention in December, when we celebrate his birth and life—a divine savior…
Why Pray for Peace and Pay for War?
Friends challenge their governments and take personal risks in the cause of peace. We urge one another to refuse to…
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