A Matter of Conscience, An Act of Courage

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A matter of conscience, an act of courage

“As a commissioned officer of the U.S. Armed Forces my legal and moral obligation is to the constitution – not to those who would issue unlawful orders. It is my duty to refuse to fight this illegal war.”
-U.S. Army Lt. Ehren Watada

Come hear Carolyn Ho
Mother of Lt. Ehren Watada
Speaks out against her son’s
Upcoming court martial
For refusing deployment to Iraq

Carolyn Ho and Lt. Ehren Watada

“I have come to realize that my son, in a small part, embodies the hope of the nation — to end an illegal, immoral war that has brought death and destruction to over 650,000 Iraqis and Americans….After all, what is freedom if a man betrays the inner voice of conscience?
– Carolyn Ho

“Introduction by Margaret Prescod, KPFK Pacifica radio host with Women of Color in the Global Women’s Strike, a tour sponsor with GWS and Payday”, …
Also Video clips of Lt. Watada speaking

When:
Friday, December 8th 6:00PM

Where:
Church Center For The United Nations – (New York City)
777 UN Plaza (44th Street & 1st Ave.), 2nd Floor

SPONSORED BY:
United For Lt. Watada
World Can’t Wait, Drive Out the Bush Regime

Co-Sponsors:
New York City Labor Against the War (NYCLAW)
Peace Action of New York State
Not In Our Name
Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom
Granny Peace Brigade
Citizen Soldier

To reach Family and Friends of Lt. Watada
http://www.thankyoult.org and http://www.ltwatada.org
P.O.Box 9727

Seattle, WA 98109-0727

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