Sign the petition to support a single mother facing
court martial for inability to find childcare
appeal to you to find a compassionate resolution to
a difficult situation. Please drop the charges
against Spc. Hutchinson."
21 January 2010
Montclair parents say no to military
Cherry's mother was furious when she found out the
district was releasing her child's information
without her express consent
in the U.S. Ranks
mothers who are warning their kids about going to
von Gina Izett fűr die unabhăngige Untersuchung der
ich glaube das ich die Kraft haben werde und wenn
ich denke ich schaffe es nicht denke ich stets daran:
Er war nicht immer so und er ist tief im Herzen auch
nicht so sondern so gemacht worden.
Statement from Gina Izett to the Independent Inquiry
into Gulf War Illnesses (London)
I believe that I will
have the strength and when I think that
I won't cope, I always think that he was not
always this way and he still is not deep down in his
heart but he
has been made to
change like this.
I am an army wife
wish the Bush administration would take
responsibility for the damage it is causing to
Dissent on the home front: families of US soldiers
in Iraq lead anti-war protests
Poor conditions and low morale among troops have
produced an undercurrent of dissent among US
We received more than 70 emails
and phone calls from relatives, all but two were
negative - about the treatment of soldiers, the
reasons for the Iraq war, the pain of family
separation and the insensitivity of the military
Military Wife Rebuked for E-Mail
A campaign to raise awareness of the need for the
[3rd Infantry Division] to return.
Our children will die
This is not some abstract war that they are talking
about. Our sons and daughters will die, as will so
The army wives, normally a bulwark of stoicism,
staged a near-mutiny. A colonel at Fort Stewart, who
had been sent to soothe a meeting of 800 of them,
had to be escorted out of the hall under a torrent
of jeers and angry questions.
Bring Them Home Now!
So we are going to give troops, their families, and
critical veterans a voice. That's the
reason-for-being of "Bring Them Home Now!"
26 July 2003
They spend billions of dollars in war and can’t
spend a dollar on a child
40% of the US Army is Black and 60% of the US
Marines are Latino. One in 12 young Black men are
in prison. Should these be the only choices?
Bring Them Home Now!
We parents -- many of us -- know that our enemies
are not in Iraq. Our enemies are in office, and they
have the blood of
children –some of them ours --on their hands.
Everyone is someone's child, even when they are
grown. Even when they take paths we don't approve
Even when they become soldiers,
and are sent to pay for lies with their bodies and
hearts and the blood of others.
In Iraq, U.S. Troops Are Still Dying -- One
Almost Every Day
The family of Army Spc. Rasheed Sahib, 22, of
Brooklyn is particularly suspicious of the
military's explanation of his death. According to
the Pentagon, Sahib and another soldier were
cleaning their weapons when the other soldier's
weapon accidentally fired on May 18 in Balad, Iraq.
The round hit Sahib in the chest.
Parents of soldiers in the Gulf want a delay
Nancy Lessin, one of
founders of Military Families Speak Out has a
stepson, Joe, in the marines. She is a union
activist from Jamaica Plain near Boston,
Massachusetts who was previously active in opposing
the Vietnam War. “If Iraq's main export was olive
oil, we wouldn't be facing the possibility of war.
This war isn't worth the life of one American
soldier mother speaks out for peace
Dear Mr. Bush, This is my son Tim. You have been
referring to him as "military force." […] I want you
to be continually mindful of the fact that your
"military force" has a mother and two sisters that
want you to value his life as we do.
Not only do you have the future of our
nation to decide, you have my son's future in your
5000 mothers and fathers in
Bolivia demand their sons to be discharged
Bolivia is again in the midst of grassroots
insurrection, with road blockades and other actions
to press the demands of a broad array of sectors.
But this article (in Spanish) reports on a
march by more than 5000 parents in La Paz demanding
that the government immediate discharge their sons
from the military, and not put their lives at risk
in the road blockades and confrontations.