World War II to Present – Continuing Efforts for CO Rights
May 15th, 2005 – International Conscientious Objector Day
Annual Advisory Council Meeting
Time: Noon – 5:00 PM
Place: Church of the Brethren
337 North Carolina Ave. SE
Washington, DC 20003
Invited Keynote Speakers: Sam Legg, WWII Conscientious Objector,
Camilo Mejia, Iraq War CO
Event: The day will be filled with seminars and workshops about conscientious objection, anti-militarism, counter recruitment, and war tax resistance. This event will be held at the Church of the Brethren; Washington, DC.
Click here to register or go to: http://www.nisbco.org/forms/adcoun.htm
May 16th, 2005 – National Lobby Day
Conscientious Objection and Anti-Draft
Time: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Place: United Methodist Building and Locally
Event: People of conscience speak out to make their voices heard in the halls of Congress against the reinstatement of the military draft. On May 16th, 2005 the Center on Conscience & War (CCW) in conjunction with the National Campaign for a Peace Tax Fund is holding a national lobby day to lobby for the rights of conscientious objectors In particular we will lobby against the military draft, for the rights of military conscientious objectors, and for the Peace Tax fund bill. Participants will meet in the Methodist Building in Washington, and others will lobby locally at their Congress members' district office.