Reports from Hancock and Beyond

Lack of transparency in the CIA and military drone killings

You Never Die Twice: Lack of Transparency in the CIA and Military Drone Killings By Mickie Lynn, Republished from her blog in the Albany Times Union, Waging Peace. This week Women Against War and members of several other Capital District peace groups joined in a Statewide lobbying initiative of our two Senators, Kirsten Gillibrand and Chuck Schumer,  after having to re-schedule our Monday appointments due to the foot of snow and more that fell on the area. Women Against War

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Framing our Action

As I frame our narrative re last April at Hancock we weren’t “dieing-in” or “protesting,” but exercising our first amendment right to assemble, speak, and petition our government for redress of grievances.  We were stymied in our attempt to deliver our indictment (against illegal activity on the base)…after having – in past gatherings  there – apparently failed in our [civil] attempts to communicate with the base commander. For me our April action was neither “illegal” nor “civil disobedience” – but

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