The National Guard Crushes Protests Just Like The Military Does

By Sarah Lazare, In These Times. -

On June 2, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot firmly rebuked President Trump for threatening to unleash a military crackdown on Black Lives Matter demonstrations across the country. Trump made his [...]

As Trump Threatens To Send Military Into Cities, Some GIs Refuse To Comply

By Candice Bernd, Truthout. -

Some National Guard and active-duty GIs are refusing to deploy to U.S. cities rising up against police-perpetrated killings, saying no to complicity in the repression of the American populace and [...]

National Guard Troops Refuse Trump’s Race War

Courage to Resist is currently assisting members of the National Guard who resisted Trump’s orders to violently attack people on the streets of Washington DC peacefully and lawfully protesting [...]

More Than 17,000 Troops In 23 States And DC Activated

By Howard Altman, Military Times. -

The National Guard has drastically increased its response to unrest sweeping America over what prosecutors say was the murder of a handcuffed black man by Minneapolis police. There are now more [...]

Veterans For Peace Calls On The Minnesota National Guard To Stand Down

By Veterans for Peace. -

Veterans For Peace calls for the immediate withdrawal of the Minnesota National Guard. We are appalled to see military weapons, vehicles and equipment once again deployed in U.S. cities to [...]

The US Military Is Monitoring Protests In 7 States

By Ken Klippenstein, The Nation. -

In addition to Minnesota, where a Minneapolis police officer killed George Floyd, the military is tracking uprisings in New York, Ohio, Colorado, Arizona, Tennessee, and Kentucky, according to a [...]

Minnesota National Guard: Stand Down For Black Lives

By About Face: Veterans Against the War, Medium. -

We write you as fellow veterans and service members with full knowledge of what’s at stake as many of you are being asked to mobilize against civilians in your own country. As your neighbors fill [...]

National Guard Filling Gaps In All-Volunteer Army

By Rebecca Gordon, Consortiumnews.com -

A young friend is seriously considering joining her state’s National Guard. She’s a world-class athlete, but also a working-class woman from a rural background competing in a rich person’s sport. [...]

4 Arrested Protesting Drones At Iowa Air National Guard

By Charly Haley, www.desmoinesregister.com -

By Charly Haley for The Des Moines Register - The Des Moines Fire Department had to cut the four protesters from their concrete barriers, said Brian O'Keefe, a spokesman for the department. [...]