National War Tax Coordinating Committee

Don't Pay War Tax
 Demonstration 2018
Federal Bldg, Chicago, IL
US Labor Against the War Nat'l
United for Peace & Justice
Links to Legislation HR 808
Independent Voters of Illinois
                US Labor                               Against War

Charles Paidock
(312) 842-5036 or 
(312) 714-7790 cell
Rosalie Riegle
Recommended Book
Don't Pay War Tax
Tuesday, April 18th  
Federal Plaza / Post Office

Spin the Wheel and Win a Nuclear Close Call, Screw Up, or Near Miss
Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapons Approved at United Nations
Under the new treaty, signatory states must agree not to develop, test, manufacture or possess nuclear weapons, or threaten to use them, or allow any nuclear arms to be stationed on their territory.  The treaty was endorsed by 122 countries at the United Nations headquarters in New York on July 7, 2017, after months of talks in the face of strong opposition from nuclear-armed states and their allies.

Trump Pushing Doomsday Clock
 Toward Midnight
closer than the world has been in more than 50 years
NRA Rating for the IL Delegation, 115th Congress
Richard Durbin, Democrat - Last NRA rating: F
Tammy Duckworth, Democrat - Last NRA rating: F

Luis Gutierrez, Democrat - Last NRA rating: F
Randy Hultgren, Republican - Last NRA rating: A
Robin Kelly, Democrat - Last NRA rating: F
Adam Kinzinger, Republican - Last NRA rating: A
Raja Krishnamoorthi - Last NRA rating: Not rated
Darin LaHood, Republican - Last NRA rating: A
Daniel Lipinski, Democrat - Last NRA rating: F
Mike Quigley, Democrat - Last NRA rating: F
Peter Roskam, Republican - Last NRA rating: A
Bobby Rush, Democrat - Last NRA rating: F
Janice Schakowsky, Democrat - Last NRA rating: F
Bradley Schneider - Last NRA rating: F
John Shimkus, Republican - Last NRA rating: A

Mike Bost, Republican - Last NRA rating: A+
Cheri Bustos, Democrat - Last NRA rating: A-
Danny Davis, Democrat - Last NRA rating: F
Rodney Davis, Republican - Last NRA rating: A
Bill Foster, Democrat - Last NRA rating: D
Last year, the Doomsday Clock ticked forward largely in response to candidate Trump’s alarming campaign rhetoric. Because of the extraordinary danger of the current moment, it was moved today 30 seconds even closer to catastrophe, said the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. The clock is now two minutes to midnight.  

“The reality of a nuclear armed President Trump running loose in the world is worse than we feared, and that is clearly a central factor in this decision."  

Democratic National Convention in Chicago in August 1968 - 
50 year commemoration event was held on
Saturday, August 25 at the
Richard J. Daley Plaza, 50 W. Washington Street

Commemoration: Democratic National Convention
Chicago Commemoration of the Anniversary of the Atomic Bombings
                Readings and select speeches, Reflective memorial ceremony            

War Resisters League, Chicago Chapter    August 6, 2020
75th Anniversary Hiroshima Day
One-Hour Online Commemoration
Calling for the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons

The U.S. Department of Defense maintains an estimated stockpile of 3,800 nuclear warheads for delivery by more than 800 ballistic missiles and aircraft. Roughly 1,300 warheads are actually deployed, while most of the remaining inventory is either held in reserve. These weapons are thought to be stored across 11 U.S. states.
136 countries support the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons
Chicago Chapter  
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