...IN LIVES...

...IN OTHER...

The cost of the current war in
Afghanistan is high and rising daily.

Iraqi Civilian Casualties
169,774 - 189,165

Aghani Civilian Casualties
26,000 - 91,000

U.S. Military Casualties
4,834 in Iraq
3,528 in Afghanistan

FOR THE SAME AMOUNT OF MONEY
INDIANA TAXPAYERS WILL SPEND
ON THE DEFENSE DEPARTMENT
THIS YEAR WE COULD:

Provide 107,278 Indiana Clean Energy Jobs

OR

Hire 113,817 Elementary School Teachers

In addition to sky-rocketing
human, monetary, and social
costs listed here, there are
many other costs not so easy
to quantify but just as real:
        costs to the long-term health of
           the U.S. economy including an
           expanded trade deficit and high
           inflation

119 casualties
from Indiana

OR

Provide 973,682 Children
With 1 Year of Head Start

 

  • costs to U.S. credibility both at
    home and abroad, especially as
    pertaining to respect for inter-
    national law and human rights

...LOST AND...

...NEEDS...

  • costs to international
    security.
U.S. Military Personnel Wounded
32,223 in Iraq
17,674 in Afghanistan
Civilian contractors killed:
3,418
OR

Offer 233,489 Scholarships
for Indiana College Students

OR
  • The war casualties in Syria, Iraq
    and Afghanistan provide
    terrorist organizations with an effective recruitment tool.

         It's time to develop less costly
         policies both at home and abroad

914 Indiana
Military Wounded
in Iraq & Afghanistan

Provide Pell Grants for
341,639 Students in Indiana
Contact us by visiting the Michiana
Peace and Justice Coalition website
www.michianapeacejustice.net

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