Our Mission

Quaker House is a manifestation of the Friends’ Peace Testimony. Based in Fayetteville, NC, home of Ft. Bragg, Quaker House provides counseling and support to service members who are questioning their role in the military; educates them, their families, and the public about military issues; and advocates for a more peaceful world.

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War, Artificial Intelligence, and Humanity

War, Artificial Intelligence, and Humanity

Artificial intelligence in war weapons rarely makes it into the news.  Yet, it requires our careful attention because it is already part of international and national lawmaking.  The United Nations (UN) Group of Governmental Experts (GGE) on the Convention on Certain...

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Victims are Both Hard to Recognize and Easy to Spot

You might think I made a mistake with the title of this article, as it contradicts itself, but read on, and I will explain.  Many people have a preconceived notion of what a “battered woman” looks like—poor, several children, high school education or GED, submissive,...

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Friends Keep Lines Open After Hurricane

Friends Keep Lines Open After Hurricane

When Hurricane Michael took out our internet for a few days, hotline calls were not interrupted because nearby Quakers, Heather McIver and Suzanne Lowe (pictured with Steve), opened their door and shared their working internet with us.  Here we are in their living...

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Coming Full Circle to Gratitude

Coming Full Circle to Gratitude

Last week we received this email from Gary, one of the conscientious objectors we helped apply for discharge when he could no longer reconcile his Christian faith with being in the military. “One year ago I gave you a call. Today I got a call from my Company...

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