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2010 Issue Referendum Results

NETWORK has always been a multi-issue lobby, which is often a challenge for us, given the breadth of social justice issues and our limited resources. In June 2010, we surveyed our members (and some potential members) to help us set our priorities for the 112th Congress (2011-2012). Read more

Blog: START, a Step in the Right Direction

Jul 07, 2010 | By David Golemboski

Last week I attended a meeting for faith advocates to talk with Rose Gottemoeller, Assistant Secretary of State for Verification, Compliance, and Implementation, and also the U.S.’s lead negotiator for the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) with Russia. Read more

Blog: Debt, Deficits, and Defense

Jul 01, 2010 | By Jean Sammon

In all the talk about federal deficits, it is rare to find politicians with the courage to propose cuts to the defense budget. Fortunately, there are a few. Read more

Close the School of the Americas (WHINSEC)

Jun 28, 2010 | By John McCrillis, NETWORK Volunteer

Research has found that torture is not a successful means of obtaining information and violence does not bring about peace. Why then must we ignore these truths when training the leaders of South and Central America? Read more

FY 2011 Defense Authorization Bill

H.R. 5136, the Fiscal Year 2011 Defense Authorization Bill, includes funding for missile defense and other military activities. Read more

Blog: The New START Treaty

Jun 15, 2010 | By Jean Sammon

The new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START), signed by President Obama and Russian President Medvedev in April, needs to be ratified by the U.S. Senate this year. Read more

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