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Jean Sammon in Shepherdstown WV

Date: 
Sat, 2010-10-23 04:00

NETWORK's Field Coordinator Jean Sammon will give a talk on advocacy at St. Agnes Parish in Shepherdstown, West Virginia.

Development Spending in Iraq – What is the Smartest Way to Move Forward?

As the U.S. moves forward with military withdrawal from Iraq, it is critical to take a look at the status of development spending. Read more

A New START -- A Key Step in the Reduction of Nuclear Weapons

A new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START) was signed by President Obama and Russian President Medvedev on April 8, 2010. The treaty calls for reducing the number of U.S. and Russian nuclear weapons, and includes methods to verify these reductions.

Before the treat can go into effect, it must be ratified by the U.S. Senate and the Russian Parliament.

 

NETWORK’s Position

Nuclear weapons are a threat not only to human life and dignity, but also to all of creation. NETWORK believes that the U.S.

SOA Watch Vigil - Close the School of the Americas

Date: 
Fri, 2010-11-19 05:00 - Sun, 2010-11-21 05:00

Vigil / rally at the gates of Ft. Benning, GA. 20th anniversary of first vigil. More information here.

A New START – A Key Step in the Reduction of Nuclear Weapons

A one-page (both sides) page of information about the new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty. Read more

Blog: How to Help Iraqi Christians?

Jul 13, 2010 | By Simone Campbell, SSS

On a humid DC afternoon, I went over to the US Catholic Conference Building to attend a briefing by six Iraqi Christian leaders. Three of the leaders reside in Iraq and three are leaders of the refugee community in the United States. Read more

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

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