The War Resisters League affirms that all war is a crime against humanity.  We are determined not to support any kind of war, international or civil, and to strive nonviolently for the removal of all causes of war, including racism, sexism and all forms of exploitation.

95 Years of Resistance: WRL's 95th Anniversary

This October, War Resisters League is turning 95! From our humble beginnings at Jesse Wallace Hughan's dinner table in 1923, WRL has evolved from the first secular organization of pacifists believing "wars will cease when men refuse to fight" to the WRL we know today - an organization that embraces a radical mission to actively oppose all forms of war and the institutions, systems, and cultures that uphold militarism.

30th Annual Raffle for Resistance

From vintage movement memorabilia to popular education packages and a weekend getaway, our raffle is a WRL community staple and grassroots fundraiser we’re glad you participate in each year! Your raffle contribution directly supports our antiwar programs + campaigns in our efforts to end war and militarism at its roots at home and abroad.

The New Antimilitarism: Our AMC Reportback

It's been a few weeks since you helped us get folks out to Detroit for the Allied Media Conference to attend our workshop Liberate the Skies: The New Antimilitarism - thanks for helping us get folks there! The first of its kind at the AMC, the workshop was an intentional space for us to speak candidly with one another across movements, reviewing examples of disapora and homeland-led antiwar organizing, and illuminating the ways militarism shows up in all of our struggles.

Resisting Occupation: A Teach-In on Kashmir

War Resisters League is proud to announce and report back from the first of WRL's Zone’s of Forgotten Conflict teach-in series. We were honored to partner with the South Asia Solidarity Initiative, to hold up resistance to India’s occupation of Kashmir and to have Kashmiri scholar activists Hafsa Kanjwal and Mohamad Junaid as guest speakers, as well as Amin Hussain of Decolonize This Place.

WRL Endorses the Poor People's Campaign's 40 Days of Moral Action

War Resisters League officially endorses the Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival's 40 Days of Moral Action, a six-week season of nonviolent direct action across 39 states in the United States, demanding new programs to lift up the 140 million Americans living in poverty, immediate attention to ecological devastation, measures to curb militarism and the war economy, and a call for racial justice.