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True cost of "free" peanuts

Peanuts have taken center stage in Haiti, after the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that a surplus of peanuts in the U.S. would be shipped to Haitian school children. 386 more words

Latin America/Caribbean

Opposing World War I in New Zealand

A new Web site documents the stories of those in New Zealand who opposed World War I. “The website covers the anti-conscription movement prior to World War One; conscription and those who objected; women supporting Conscientious Objectors; the response of the Labour movement to conscription; and the legacy of the World War One Peace movement.”

New Resources

The conscience of the nation: the work of three Quaker MPs during World War I

The Military Service Act came into force on 2 March 1916, and Quakers nationally are marking the centenary. Our new online exhibition Matter of conscience: Quakers and conscription… 1,154 more words

World War I

Scrap Trident (& irritating woman on the tube)

I attended the huge, inspirational anti-Trident march and rally in London today.

This will appear in a month or two in the EN4 and EN5 newsletters to celebrate… 523 more words

Democracy

Who is my Boss?

“We must obey God rather than men”  Acts 5:29

When should I ever disobey the laws of my government?  We are seeing, for the first time in the United States, civil laws which require obedience that violates the  conscience of some people.   264 more words

“I will not be a soldier in any violent army”

** Editor’s Note : Shorten version of the article published here

Saturday, February 20, 2016

By Lee Yu Kyung 

When an army of journalists – … 1,913 more words

Thailand

Tasmania's abortion law: conscientious objection and duty to refer

Congratulations to Ronli Sifris, who recently published a paper in the Journal of Law and Medicine.

“Tasmania’s Reproductive Health (Access to Terminations) Act 2013: An analysis of conscientious objection to abortion and the ‘obligation to refer,’”  by Ronli Sifris,  182 more words

Abortion