Category Archives: UPHOLDING LAW

The tax I pay should be for peace, not war

I have the right not to kill during military conflict. So why am I forced to pay for others to do so on my behalf? Mark Rylance British troops in action in Afghanistan. Photograph: Ben Birchall/PA A young man I know … Continue reading

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Would you be willing to share this simple message on social media at 12.30 pm on Friday the 17th of March?

BAFTA and Oscar award winning Actor Sir Mark Rylance: Support the Taxes for Peace Bill

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News from the Taxes for Peace Rally & Have you asked your MP to support the Taxes for Peace Bill yet?

The Taxes for Peace Bill will receive a second reading in Parliament on March 24th. Mark Rylance: Support the Taxes for Peace Bill As most of you are aware, the Taxes for Peace Bill is scheduled for a second reading … Continue reading

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H.R.608 – Stop Arming Terrorists Act

The Stop Arming Terrorists Act would prohibit the federal government from directly or indirectly providing arms and other support to militant groups allied with terrorist organizations, as well as prohibit funneling money and weapons through other countries who are directly … Continue reading

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Superhero pensioner Brian Quail who stopped a nuclear convoy single-handedly is cleared by courts

Brian Quail, the septuagenarian superhero who managed to confound Britain’s nuclear defences using only a pelican crossing, has been found not guilty of breach of the peace. Brian Quail, pictured here in a later protest Last March The National told … Continue reading

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Conscience, Global Net 21 and Make Wars History Team Up to Discuss the Taxes for Peace Bill

On Wednesday the 16th of November, Conscience teamed up with Global Net 21 to host an evening of discussion on the Taxes for Peace Bill. Our campaign manager Shaughan Dolan started the evening by pointing out that the unknown consequences … Continue reading

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The Taxpayer’s Declaration

Withdrawing consent to the use of taxes for the purposes of war I am informed that it is a crime under domestic and international law to pay money (taxes) to UK public authorities if I have reasonable cause to suspect … Continue reading

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When tax and rent resistance is a duty

Most of us know that tax evasion is a crime, but how many of us know of the occasions in law when tax avoidance is a legal duty?  Chris Coverdale, a lawyer and activist, highlights the implications for taxpayers, tax … Continue reading

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House of Commons meeting and The Taxpayer’s Declaration

A meeting in the House of Commons about redirecting our taxes from war to peace was held. Hope there will be more meetings to come for others to come along and debate how we can end war in our lifetime. … Continue reading

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Meeting on the Right and Duty to Withhold Tax at Portcullis House / House of Commons

Allow at least 30 minutes to get through security. Wednesday 16th November at 6.30pm. Speakers are Ruth Cadbury MP – Sean Dolan of Conscience: Taxes for Peace Not War – Chris Coverdale of Make Wars History. Link for the meeting: http://www.meetup.com/GlobalNet21/events/233310074/ … Continue reading

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