Fighting for a U.S. federal budget that prioritizes peace, economic security and shared prosperity
U.S. budgets are characterized by a prioritization of militarization over human life and needs. It's time to defund.
The numbers speak for themselves. This budget is a recipe for war.
The president's 2021 budget proposal, delivered today, would put 55% of the $1.3 trillion discretionary budget toward the military.
It's time to call your Senator.
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This week, Frances Crowe, the lifelong peace and anti-nuclear activist (among other causes), passed away. She was 100 years old, and she estimated that she’d been arrested for civil disobedience at least 100 times.
In July, lawmakers voted along bipartisan lines to pass a budget deal (now also Trump-approved) that will fund the federal government for the next two years, and help the United States avoid a potentially catastrophic default on its debt for the same period. But the deal didn’t come cheap: it came at the price of an astoundingly high, $738 billion military budget.
On Friday the House of Representatives voted 220-197 to approve a military budget of $733 billion through the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).