conscience TAXES FOR PEACE NOT WAR, works for a world where taxes are used to nurture peace, not pay for war.
We campaign for a progressive increase in the amount of UK tax spent on peacebuilding, and a corresponding decrease in the amount spent on war and preparation for war. We also campaign for the legal right of those with a conscientious objection to war to have the entire military part of their taxes spent on peacebuilding.
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War doesn’t work… but peacebuilding does. We hope you’ll get involved with our exciting new campaign, ‘meet the real peacebuilders’, in which we are working with ordinary women and men who build peace in their communities, across the world, each and every day.
We are launching ‘meet the real peacebuilders’ to highlight the difficult, dangerous but non-violent peacebuilding that is currently being carried out across the world, by extraordinary people. We want to show the British Government that there are alternative, non-military security solutions that are already working around the world. These are the peaceful security measures we want our taxes to go towards. Find out more…