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Steve Woolford Argues With a General

Edited Transcript of a Portion of the GI Rights Hotline Counselors’ Report 10/29/2022  We are currently working with conscientious objectors at various stages of the application process. One Marine I have been working with was recently approved for discharge at every...

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Gaslighting and Control: Fall 2022 Newsletter

“Gaslighting” is a term that has gained popularity due to TikTok and other social media, but it is often misused and misunderstood. Gaslighting is so much more than lying or changing a story. It is purposeful psychological manipulation to make victims question their...

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Seeking How to Put Action to Witness: Fall 2022 Newsletter

A highlight of my first months at Quaker House has been visiting communities in Florida, South Carolina, Vermont, New York, Virginia, and across North Carolina. Two topics came up with every visit: reactions to the conflict in Ukraine and how can we be effective...

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Complications of Dobbs Decision on Active-duty Service People

The complications caused by the recent Dobbs decision by the United States Supreme Court continue to grow as jurisdictions and entities across the country try to work out the implications. While the basic landscape faced by members of the military hasn’t changed at...

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John’s Story

by Lenore Yarger, Quaker House Counselor to the GI Rights Hotline   When John (not his real name) joined the Marine Corps over two years ago, his recruiters made it clear that he should not disclose a prior history of psychological counseling and medication. He made...

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