The latest PEC newsletter is out! We discuss the current state of gun violence prevention laws, military spending, upcoming local events, and the too-dang high rent!
Category: In the News
The PEC is alarmed by the US’s distribution of cluster bombs to Ukraine. This weapon is banned in over 100 countries due to its indiscriminate impact, which could result in disastrous consequences. It is our strong belief that peaceful conflict resolution should be prioritized, and we encourage a global prohibition on cluster bombs.
More than half of the taxpayer dollars that Congress appropriates every year now goes into what passes for “defense” in this country.
Juvenile life without parole sentences in Michigan put the US in violation of an Inter-American Treaty which the US signed. Four bills now in the Michigan State Senate end juvenile life sentences.
The Road to Annexation – Israel’s Maneuvers to Change the Status of the Occupied Palestinian Territory
This relatively recent report on the illegality of the Israeli occupation provides important background and comes from a highly reputable source The International Commission of Jurists Composed of 60 eminent judges and lawyers from all regions of the world, the International …