27/04/2020 | |

Press briefing by ASFC & partners

On Monday, April 27 at 10 AM ET, American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) and partners shared new data from Stockholm International Peace Research Institute and discussed why we need to cut the Pentagon budget.

Watch the press briefing here

Partners from: PlusPeace, Beyond the Bomb, Public Citizen, National Priorities Project, Justice and Witness Ministries, United Church of ChristWomen’s Action for New Directions

You can also read their joint statement here

Global military Expenditures have reached $1.9 Trillion. “These numbers would be staggering in any context, but in the middle of a global pandemic we have even more reason to be alarmed” says AFSC’s @tori_bateman

Ready to take action? Use ASFC’s easy form to contact Congress: https://www.afsc.org/action/tell-congress-stop-spending-our-tax-dollars-weapons-and-war