"One of the most important spiritual directors in my life has been the Internal Revenue Service," says Kathy Kelly, who is currently serving three months in federal prison for an action against drones. She has been a war tax resister since 1980. Read more on our blog. Out of England comes some other resistance news: "Greg Wise, the actor married to Emma Thompson, has announced that he and his wife will refuse to pay tax until those involved in the HSBC tax avoidance scandal go to prison." Read more on Daily Kos — and thanks to author Jonathan Tasini for including info on war tax resistance.
…is lovely, and the next War Tax Resistance Gathering will be there. Save the date and begin to plan your travel. Some basic information is posted on the National Gatherings page (under the “Events” tab on the menu to the left.
Robert Randall, long-time Christian war tax resister from Georgia, and Daniel Jenkins, Quaker from New York who his case for the right of conscientious objection to taxes to Federal court
March 18, 2007
National Affiliates: Christian Peacemaker Teams,
Center on Conscience & War,
Conscience & Military Tax Campaign (CMTC) Escrow Account,
Episcopal Peace Fellowship, Fellowship of Reconciliation,
Mennonite Central Committee,
National Campaign for a Peace Tax Fund,
Nonviolence International, Sojourners,
Voices for Creative Nonviolence, War Resisters League,
War Tax Resisters Penalty Fund Click here for all groups and