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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 […]

Harrison and Marilyn Roper were members of Haverford (Pa.) Meeting for 18 years, up to the 1980s, and since then have been members of Houlton-Woodstock Worship Group, New Brunswick Monthly Meeting, Canadian Yearly Meeting.

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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. […]

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

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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 […]

Peter Phillips, a member of Cornwall (N.Y.) Meeting, is an attorney practicing as a commercial arbitrator and mediator, and a consultant to companies in designing alternative dispute resolution systems.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

Nadine Hoover is a member of Alfred (N.Y.) Meeting and travels in the ministry under a travel minute from New York Yearly Meeting. A former member of Tallahassee (Fla.) Meeting and secretary of Southeastern Yearly Meeting, Nadine has traveled in the ministry among Friends in the U.S. for over a decade and extended her ministry to Indonesia, currently coordinating the Indonesia Initiative of Friends Peace Teams. She is a conscientious objector to war and directs the Conscience Studio, (http://www.consciencestudio.com), while supporting her ministry through donations and massage therapy.

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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 […]

Karen A. Reixach, a member of Rochester (N.Y.) Meeting, is co-clerk of New York Yearly Meeting's Committee on Conscientious Objection to War. She edited this article, which was compiled by the committee.

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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 […]

David R. Bassett and Karen Reixach are members of Rochester (N.Y.) Meeting's Peace Tax Fund Working Group.

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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 […]

John Little Randall is a member of Scarsdale (N. Y.) Meeting.

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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 […]

Jens and Spee Braun are members of Old Chatham (N.Y.) Meeting and live in the Quaker intentional community nearby. Jens is co-clerk of New York Yearly Meeting's Committee on Conscientious Objection to Paying for War.

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