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UPDATE: Results of Nov 18 trial of May 3rd Grand Central NPT Protesters

From Bev Rice:

I was delighted to tell my NLG lawyer, Mark  Taylor, that  the MTA policeman who wrote the summons wasn't my arresting officer.  After being sworn in, this officer said he was called in from Penn Station because "there was a war  protest in Grand Central."   When Judge Weinberg asked him for details, the officer stated he couldn't identify me. The officer continued, "a lieutenant  told me to write out the summons."  Judge Weinberg thanked him for his candor and dismissed the case against me.

Homecoming in Detroit and on Coming Home from the US Social Forum

It’s been nearly five days since returning home from Detroit and I think that the word most present in the minds of many of the WRL members who were at the second-ever U.S. Social Forum is “unpack.” Aside from the bags full of notes and posters, books and pins that we carried home with us, we also hold countless stories and conversations and new and budding relationships that are hard to translate into a simple reportback.

One Nation for Peace! Oct 2 in D.C.


War Resisters League is a member organization of the Peace Table for October 2, bringing local and national peace organizations to this massive demonstration to counter racist, classist, and anti-immigrant attacks from the right and to unify a majority of the people of the U.S. around an inspiring vision of our nation based on principles of peace and social justice.

Members of the War Resisters League are headed to Washington D.C. on October 2nd. Will you be there?