House Budget Committee - Poverty in America: Economic Realities of Struggling Families
Chris Overfelt, a representative of Veterans For Peace from Kansas, as part of the Poor People's Campaign, gave his testimony during a hearing on poverty in America and the economic realities of struggling families.
Veterans For Peace joined a coalition effort to help pass a bill in Oregon legislature that advocates for the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.
This armistice agreement signed in 1953 was originally intended to be replaced soon with a peace agreement to end the war officially. Unfortunately, the U.S. has refused to sign a peace treaty to end the Korean War so far, and thus the Korean Peninsula still remains in a state of war with constant arms race and periodic military tensions.
VFP has been part of a community wide effort to support and provide sanctuary for Kahdim Al-bumohammed for the last two years. This week he returned home.