TAKE ACTION: PCUSA joins ACLU, others in calling for moratorium on police receiving weapons meant for war

Pax Christi USA signed onto the following letter. On October 27, the American Civil Liberties Union and more than 35 other organizations concerned about the militarization of local police departments appealed to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel to declare a moratorium on the Defense Department’s 1033 Program. This program is one of the chief ways … Continue reading TAKE ACTION: PCUSA joins ACLU, others in calling for moratorium on police receiving weapons meant for war

STATEMENT: Statement on the killing of Michael Brown by police in Ferguson, MO

Another victim of violence, another unarmed young Black man executed because of the color of his skin, another family torn apart bu grief, another town dealing with fear, rage and chaos...when is enough, enough? The shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO stands as a stark reminder of the reckless disregard of human rights in … Continue reading STATEMENT: Statement on the killing of Michael Brown by police in Ferguson, MO