There was a recent political drawing in the International Herald Tribune which showed high piles of skulls with signs on them which said “Killed by Assads Machine Guns,” “Killed by Assads Tanks,” and two men with U.N. on their coats saying, “If they really were killed by chemical weapons we’ll have to stop Assad.”
It is a tradition for the pious to fast from dawn to dusk during the Ten Days of Teshuvah, as it is written, “I am with them in distress.” (Psalm 91:15) Suffering is ever before us. We mourn the unnecessary loss of life that stems from preventable harm: racial, gender, and economic oppression, police violence, military occupation, forced dispossession, and deadly conflict.
Dear Senator Max Baucus, Senator Jon Tester, and Representative Steve Daines:
Let Montana’s answer be: No US Military Intervention in Syria!
The Helena Service for Peace and Justice (SERPAJ) calls on President Barack Obama and on you as members of Congress to reject plans for U.S. military intervention in Syria.
By Joshua Brollier
To those who think the United States should intervene in Syria,
Remember this is the same United States which;
The Fellowship of Reconciliation and 24 other organizations wrote to President Obama last night to express grave concerns with the Administration’s reported plans to intervene militarily in Syria. The text of the letter, organized by the Friends Committee on National Legislation, follows and also is available on this page as a PDF download.
August 28, 2013