Textron

Let’s begin with a small part of the story of this international organization, with world headquarters in Waltham, MA and a research facility in Cambridge, MA. But first a reminder: we of Friends Meeting Cambridge sit silently in front of Raytheon with a few explanatory …

Massachusetts Peace Action, the American Friends Service Committee, Friends Meeting at Cambridge (Peace and Social Concerns committee) and Merrimack Valley People for Peace welcome the news that Textron has decided to end production of cluster bombs. Textron sold the weapons to Saudi Arabia whose military …

VICTORY: Citing protests and a “difficult political environment”, Textron announced Aug. 30 that it will no longer make cluster bombs. I’m standing in front of a big sign that says Textron Systems in bold, intimidating letters and a man in a pickup truck with three …

Protest Textron and Cluster Bombs

July 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

TEXTRON is profiteering from weapons that kill innocent civilians. It is the only remaining maker of cluster bombs in the US. Currently, Textron is selling cluster bombs to Saudi Arabia, fueling a disastrous war in Yemen that has caused a humanitarian disaster. Bomblets that do …

Global Day of Action On Military Spending: Southeast New England Regional Witness for Peace Cut Pentagon Spending – Meet Human Needs Stop Textron’s cluster bomb sales to Saudi Arabia  End the U.S.-Saudi War against Yemen On the day our Federal Income Taxes are due, we gather …