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What Does the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby Decision Mean to War Tax Resisters?
Transcript of a talk by attorney Peter Goldberger, given at the November 2014 NWTRCC Gathering.
War Tax Resistance for a Better World A transcript of
NWTRCC’s first Google Hangout, featuring three panelists sharing their experiences with war tax resistance.
War Resistance Beyond the Rally A transcript of
NWTRCC’s second Google Hangout, featuring Jack Payden-Travers from the National Campaign for a Peace Tax Fund, and Maria Santelli from the Center on Conscience and War.
Environment, Taxes, and War Facts, figures, links, resources, and flyers about why ending war is crucial to saving the earth. Order free outreach cards shown at the bottom of the page.
A Matter of Freedom Juanita Nelson’s inspiring and amusing story of being arrested and brought to court in her bathrobe for her refusal to cooperate with war taxation, first published in
Liberation magazine in 1960.
Civil Disobedience Henry David Thoreau’s legendary essay setting out the duty of people to disobey commands that they collaborate with injustice.
Y en español: “Del Deber de la Desobediencia Civil”
Anarchists and War Tax Resistance “To not pay taxes is not my whole message but it is a part of the life of a rebel which I chose to act upon. For despite all talk you either pay taxes or you don’t.” —Ammon Hennacy
What I Would Have Said To Judge Freedman Randy Kehler’s essay written while jailed because of war tax resistance. War tax resister Robert Riversong’s pictorial essay continues the story:
Constructive Program – Building on Our Ideals.
Confrontational War Tax Resistance Ed Hedemann makes the case for making your tax resistance a thorn in the side of the government
Couples and war tax resistance — See
Practical War Tax Resistance #8 on Relationships and WTR Articles from
NWTRCC’s newsletter and additional comments, information, and tips.
Tax Refusal As Conscientious Objection to War by Melvin D. Schmidt Originally published in
The Mennonite Quarterly Review, July, 1969, and posted with permission of the author and the Review.
Letters Letters from war tax resisters to the
IRS, government leaders, the media, friends & family, and others explaining why they are refusing to pay for war.
Profiles Closer looks at the lives and outlooks of a variety of individual war tax resisters.