TAKE ACTION: Act now to support a 10% cut to the Pentagon budget!

Sometime soon, within the next few days, a vote will happen in the Senate and House on the amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act to cut 10% of the Pentagon budget. The amendments have been introduced by Sen. Sanders in the Senate; and Reps. Barbara Lee and Mark Pocan in the House. Pax Christi … Continue reading TAKE ACTION: Act now to support a 10% cut to the Pentagon budget!

Lawmakers can help the poor by supporting cuts to the Pentagon budget

By Sister Mary Pendergast, RSM and Sister Patricia Moriarty, RSM As Sisters of Mercy who work closely with people living in poverty, we urge all of our legislators, including Sen. Jack Reed and Rep. Jim Langevin, to support a proposal by Sen. Bernie Sanders, D-Vermont, and Rep. Barbara Lee, D-California, that would cut bloated Pentagon … Continue reading Lawmakers can help the poor by supporting cuts to the Pentagon budget