Commonwealth Peace and Justice Agenda

Hearing on State Flag & Seal and Right to Boycott

November 19, 2019 // 0 Comments

The state legislature’s Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight will hear testimony on two important bills on Nov. 19: Change the State Flag and Seal, which we support, and two bills that seeks to curtail the right to boycott, which we oppose. The hearing …

The state legislature’s Committee on Public Service will hear testimony on two bills submitted by the Massachusetts Peace and Justice Network as part of the Commonwealth Peace and Justice Agenda: Nuclear Weapons Divestment and Divest from the Yemen War/Raytheon.  The hearing will start at 11:00 am …

Peace Bills Urged at State House Hearing

November 12, 2019 // 0 Comments

by Andrea Burns and Jonathan King This article appeared in the Fall 2019 issue of the Massachusetts Peace Action newsletter Massachusetts legislators and peace advocates spoke out forcefully at a State House hearing Sept. 24 about the urgent need for nuclear disarmament, curbing Pentagon spending, …

 The state legislature’s Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight will hear testimony on the Taxpayers Information and Communication Act, a bill submitted by the Massachusetts Peace and Justice Network as part of the Commonwealth Peace and Justice Agenda.  Come out on November 5 to …

The Massachusetts Peace and Justice Network‘s fall meeting will be held Sunday, October 27, from 1:30 – 4:00 pm, at the Worcester Friends Meeting, 901 Pleasant St.   There are three agenda items.   1) Kevin Martin, national president of Peace Action, will speak on peace …

Hearing on People’s Budget Resolution

October 22, 2019 // 0 Comments

The state legislature’s Joint Committee on Revenue will hear testimony on the People’s Budget Resolution, a bill submitted by the Massachusetts Peace and Justice Network as part of the Commonwealth Peace and Justice Agenda.  Come out on October 22 to testify for the bill, or to …

Is Peace Breaking Out on Beacon Hill?

October 17, 2019 // 0 Comments

Is peace breaking out on Beacon Hill? With a new arms race beginning and white nationalism in the White House, it’s critical that the states step forward to speak out for sane alternatives.  Citizens are loudly calling on legislators to act!    Over the next …

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