NNOMY News January 4, 2019


 

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Military Recruiting in the United States | Chapter 9
The Civilian Marksmanship Program Introduces American School Children To The Intoxicating Use Of Firearms


The public knows it as the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP), but since 1996 its legal name has been the Corporation for the Promotion of Rifle Practice and Firearm Safety, Inc. A Congressionally-chartered program, the CMP is a prolific small arms and ammunition dealer. Although more responsible nations prudently destroy their aging, warehoused military rifles, pistols, and ammunition, the U.S. government gives it to this private, non-profit corporation based in Anniston, Alabama, home of the Army weapons depot. In turn, the CMP sells the weaponry and ammo to U.S. citizens at discounted prices. This is irrational public policy.

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Education Not Militarization

Project YANO's video of students sharing their personal goals and talking about the pressure they feel from military recruiters.

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El ejército no es solo un trabajo. . . ¡Son ocho años de tu vida!


Seguramente has escuchado los anuncios y los trucos que usa el reclutador para convencerte. Parece ser muy bueno ¿verdad? Toda la propaganda se oye así. Pero si la vida militar no es como dicen los anuncios, tú no puedes devolverle al reclutador tu acuerdo de reclutamiento y pedirle que te deje libre. Tienes una obligación con las FF.AA. por un total de ocho años, incluyendo el tiempo que estarás en la reserva, en que pueden volver a llamarte.

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Webinar: Militarism in the Media


Militarism, violence, and war are pervasive in pop culture and the entertainment industry. The mainstream news media largely refuse to critique skyrocketing military spending and the vast negative impacts of perpetual warfare. Join World BEYOND War for our next free webinar featuring experts on the strained relationship between militarism and the media.

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Repression of Student Free Speech at Cal Poly


This fall students at Cal Poly peacefully protested Raytheon at their career fair. Now their school is threatening them for their peace activism. Sign our letter to the Cal Poly President telling him to drop the threats against the students.

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How to Get Involved in Activism for the First Time


It can be difficult to figure out the best way to help, but there are many actions that can create a beneficial impact on the community around you. These actions — both large and small — have significant results.

When beginning your journey into the world of activism, the options can seem somewhat overwhelming. Currently, there are hundreds of wonderful campaigns focused on various issues, but you’re only one person. That is why we start at…

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Please Spread the Peace Pill on Your Facebook Page

Copy the image above and the text below and share on your Facebook Page:

War is a social illness. There is a remedy.  Please take the Peace Pill. 

 
   
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Please Donate to fund counter-recruitment nationally


Help Fund NNOMY to De-Militarize SchoolsHelp Fund NNOMY to De-Militarize Schools. Your donation to NNOMY supports the National Network Opposing the Militarization of Youth's efforts to balance the message of military recruiters in our public schools where minors are routinely primed for recruitment through Department of Defense school programs designed for youth.

 Making a financial contribution supports NNOMY's national demilitarization work with activist organizations inside middle and high schools.

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(Your donation is tax-deductible to the extent allowable by law.) through our fiscal sponsor Alliance for Global Justice. Make sure you select from the causes list, The National Network Opposing he Militarization of Youth (NNOMY), or make a check out to:"NNOMY/AFGJ" and mail it to: AFGJ, 225 E. 26th St. Suite 1, Tucson, AZ 85713

 
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