Queens Peace Council

QPC Letter to 6 Members of Congress from Queens, NY

Dear Member of Congress from Queens, The Administration is proposing and the U.S. Congress is considering another "Authorization of Use of Military Force" (AUMF) — a broad approval for more war. This is the last thing we need. A green light for a third Iraq War. These wars are not making us safer but are generating enemies. They are not surgical operations, but mass killings, as well as assaults on the natural environment and the public budget — not to mention excuses for curtailing

March 9, 2015 No Comments Full Story

QPC Letter to Members of Congress: No More Endless War in Iraq

Dear Member of Congress from Queens, The Defense Authorization Bill is up for renewal in a few days. It will have provision for the funding of the new war in Iraq and the ongoing war in Syria. The Administration continues to push for U.S. bombing in Iraq and Syria. We residents of Queens believe that bombing will not solve the short or long-term crises in these countries or help the victims of the Islamic State. The U.S. should stop bombing in Iraq. A decade of U.S. occupation did not l

December 10, 2014 No Comments Full Story